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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 3 sections

  1. 1 Raising Awareness
  2. 2 Dementia-Friendly Environments
  3. 3 Living Well With Dementia
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Section 1 - Raising Awareness
SECTION 1

In the opening section of this course, we look at what dementia is, the main types of dementia, the signs and symptoms, and what it's like to live with dementia.

Section 2 - Dementia-Friendly Environments
SECTION 2

In the second section of this course, the things that someone can expect from their workplace if they are diagnosed with dementia, or if someone becomes a primary carer for a loved one.

Section 3 - Living Well With Dementia
SECTION 3

In the final section of this course, we offer guidance and practical tips on how to help a loved one or patient live well with dementia. We guide you on how to use different types of communication, prioritise meaningful activities, and protect someone’s power of choice.

About this course

The number of people being diagnosed with dementia in the UK is growing. It’s a sad, uncertain and scary time for the people who receive the diagnosis and for those who care about them.

One of the best things to have in this situation is knowledge. This makes awareness training absolutely vital, so people know how to access the best care, support and treatments as early as possible, and as the condition progresses.

The course covers the signs, symptoms and different types of dementia; the impact that symptoms have on people physically, socially and emotionally; the responsibility of employers; the role of carers and community systems; and it offers practical guidance on how to live well with dementia.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about dementia for either personal or professional reasons - but note that this course does not give medical advice and should not replace any information or directions provided directly by a healthcare professional.

The importance of Dementia Awareness Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Dementia Awareness Training certificate

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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Dementia Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in Atlas (our Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Dementia Awareness Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Dementia Awareness Training certificate

22 real user reviews

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Information was professional, practical delivered calmly with well understood modulation. The extra resources are beneficial.

Very interested and nice training
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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

It was easy to follow and informative
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Found the session very easy to follow and extremely interesting and informative.

Good, concise and easy to understand
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Lovely short course. Useful and relevant

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comprehensive training course

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I did enjoyed the course, very interesting

really informative
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Found this really useful to recognise signs and to focus on what someone with dementia can do rather than can't do.

Excellent training.
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With this being personal to myself i found this course very detailed and gave me a clear insight to this condition. Thank you so much

Why is this training important?

Business benefits

It’s crucial to know that someone living with dementia experiences a number of changes in how they understand the world and how they show up in it - but their memories (and indeed their whole life) still belongs to them and they need to live their life well, with the help and love of those around them.

By providing the people closest to them with effective awareness training, it can help to ensure that the person suffering from dementia can live well from day to day.

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