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Dementia Awareness – Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia – Level 3

Subject categories: Dementia, General Health and Social Care, Qualifications

Course overview

This level 3 dementia awareness course builds on the knowledge that learners already have about the care and support of individuals with dementia. Learners will gain knowledge about the different causes of dementia and associated signs and symptoms. They will look at factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia and consider how each individual’s experience of dementia is unique. Learners will explore person-centered approaches, factors that can influence communication and promoting dignity within dementia care.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Fact sheets for research activities, case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Dementia Core Skills: Education and Training Framework
And the following QCF unit:
Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

Course content

The neurology of dementia
Causes of dementia
Possible signs and symptoms
The impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia
Other factors that can cause changes in an individual’s condition
Why the need and abilities of an individual with dementia may fluctuate
How dementia care must be underpinned by a person centred approach
Different techniques that can be used to meet the needs of each individuals

Learning outcomes

Describe the neurology of dementia
Explain the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia
Explain how dementia care must be underpinned by a person centred approach
Describe how each individual’s experience of dementia is unique
State the importance of working in a person centred way and how this links to inclusion


Duration

6 hours

Call us on 01727 733 999 or email us at info@uniquetrainingsolutions.co.uk to find out how we can help you with this course.

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