Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Helping a person with dementia to maintain quality of life is extremely important.

This dementia awareness course will help carers, family members and those living with dementia how to diagnose, treat and live dementia to ensure quality of life is always central in a care plan.


Course Description:

This course is approved by the following organisation: CPD and has a value of 2 CPD units.

Dementia Awareness Overview:

Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition – which is failure of the brain’s functions. IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain and it affects it at different speeds.

This Online Dementia Awareness E-Learning Course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia and how it can affect the brain in different ways. The Dementia Awareness E-Learning Course also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour.

Dementia Awareness Target Audience

The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be affected by dementia, including care home staff.

Dementia Awareness E-Learning Advantages

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Duration of the course

25 minutes

Dementia Awareness Course Modules

What Is Dementia?
The Brain
Types of Dementia
Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia, and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour