Learning Aims and Outcomes
Course Title: Dementia Awareness
Course length – 3 hours
Maximum number to attend - 15
This course is aimed at all staff in health and social care.
At the end of the training session, there is a short written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.
Introduction - Dementia
· Define dementia
· Identify the different forms of dementia:
· Describe common causes of dementia
· Identify signs and symptoms of dementia
Causes of Dementia
Describe the difference between dementia, depression and delirium
Identify signs and symptoms of dementia
Identify common causes of dementia (Alzheimers disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and fronto-temporal dementia)
List risk factors and comorbidities for dementia
Explain the importance of early diagnosis
Person Centred Care Approaches
Describe what good person-centred dementia
Explain how to use evidence-based approaches to person-centred care
Identify a range of useful organisations and assistive technology for people with dementia
Identify relevant national policies and drivers in dementia care
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