Dementia Awareness Half Day Course

This course is suitable for healthcare workers/ Family carers/ healthcare professionals, who will acquire basic awareness of Dementia. 

Who should attend?

Healthcare workers/ Family carers / Healthcare professionals who on a regular basis support people with a Dementia or who work with people with Dementia. 

What you will learn

This course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of what is dementia and the interventions which can be applied to supporting the needs of people with dementia and promoting well-being. 

Course content

  • Understanding dementia
  • Recognising signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Understanding different forms of Dementia
  • Basic awareness in memory loss
  • Recognising and incorporating different bodies into the support framework available to the person with a Dementia
  • Adapting a person-centred care approach
  • Ways in well-being can be promoted and recognising signs of ill-being
  • Understanding ‘challenging’ behaviours
  • Understanding the importance of the persons ‘life history’
  • Maintaining relationships
  • Different forms of communication
  • Importance of ‘mealtimes’
  • Understanding the role of different ‘activities’ within a care setting
  • The use of assistive technology

Course duration

Half Day day (three hours) Maximum number of 20 candidates. This course is taught at one of our venues or delivered onsite. 

Assessment and certification

This course is delivered by a qualified trainer who is passionate is Dementia Care and who has experienced working with people with Dementia. Candidates will be assessed continuously throughout the training and will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the course aims and objectives. Candidates will receive a certificate valid for 12 months and a workbook.

Course Cost

To discuss course fees for individuals or group bookings up to 12 people and minimum of 6 please contact the admin team 07563000668. Booking Form

How to book

To book a course date contact the admin team and reserve your place on 07563000668 You can also download a booking form, complete and send your form or email your interest by sending an email to one of the team will confirm your booking by email.