Online CPD Dementia Awareness (CPD Certified)

Online CPD Dementia Awareness (CPD Certified)

Course Information

Online, Various
Start Date: Various
End Date:Various
Days: VAR
Location: Online
Duration: 10 Hour(s)
Code: CQ5ODA
Type: Part Time
Fees: £30
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Our Dementia Awareness course will provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia, through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it.

About the Course

Our Dementia Awareness course will provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia, through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it. Section 1: Understanding what dementia is



In this section, you will build your understanding of what dementia is, the key functions of the brain that are affected by it and why other conditions may be mistaken for dementia.



Section 2: Understanding key features of theoretical models of dementia



On completing this section, you will be able to accurately identify models of dementia within health and social care and understand dementia as a disability.



Section 3: Know the most common types of dementia and their causes



You will learn about the most common causes of dementia, the signs and symptoms of these and the risk factors. You will also identify the prevalence rates for different types of dementia.



Section 4: Understanding factors relating to an individual's experience of dementia



This section covers how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia and level of ability and disability. You will also learn about the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia.

The benefits of this course include:



Learn from your own home, in your own time

Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

Progression

Once you have completed this course, you could progress on to the following:


Level 2 Mental Health Awareness
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements, students should have a basic level of English and the ambition to progress into further work or study. We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability whilst studying with CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs. You will be assigned a tutor who will make contact with you prior to you course starting and you will have access to MS Teams to communicate with your tutor and support network.

Assessment

These auto-assessed courses are delivered wholly online, and you will receive a certificate upon completion.

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