New Directions Training

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Dementia Awareness Training

Course Information


Dementia is a complex disease and has a dramatic impact on the individual, family and friends

Outline Programme

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Defining dementia
  • The importance of diagnosis
  • Common types of dementia and their causes
  • Common signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Working with family and friends
  • Protecting the individual from harm
  • Maintaining general health and well-being
  • Positive and effective communication
  • Medication and complimentary therapies
  • Roles, responsibilities and boundaries, relevant legislation and guidance

Qualification information

Designed for:
All employees supporting individuals affected by Dementia
Course duration:
Half day
Assessment method:
Multiple choice test

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