This Dementia Awareness Training Course is designed for all healthcare professionals who need to acquire or improve upon their understanding of dementia. This 3-hours accredited course provides comprehensive knowledge about dementia and meets training requirements placed by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974, Equality Act 2010; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and associated code of practice; Mental Health Act 2007 and Code of Practice; Human Medicines Regulations 2012; Human Rights Act on healthcare employers by the Care Act and CQC Standards on Health and Social care providers. The course teaches essential practices from ethical and legal guidelines to effective communication and challenging behaviors. It helps healthcare workers to learn about different types of dementia, perspectives on the lives of those people who are experiencing dementia, and the right ways to care for people affected by this condition.
DEMENTIA TRAINING BENEFITS
Designed by Healthcare professionals
Full compliance with the CQC standards and current MCA/ DOLs legislation
Duration 3 hours
Healthcare trainer support
Accredited by Trainer Courses (Dementia Awareness at Level 1)
Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
Certification within 24 hours
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be sent a quality assured, accredited certificate via e-mail. It can be used to evidence compliance or your professional development. All of our Open Courses are accredited by the Trainer Courses Certification Service as conforming to nationally accepted Health and Safety, and Healthcare Professionalism Development guidelines and Health and Safety standards requirements.
DEMENTIA COURSE CANDIDATES
This course is for anyone who works with people affected by dementia. These include individuals:
- Healthcare assistants
- Support workers
- Charity volunteers
- Family carers
- Health and Social Degree students
- Mental health nurses
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Knowledge on how to improve care delivered to people with dementia
- Knowledge on how to support relationships of people with dementia
- Understanding of the reasons for behavior we may find difficult
- Knowledge of the different types of dementia
- Understanding of what it may be like to have dementia
The assessment is carried out on completion of the course. You are given the chance to answer 20 questions with 75% pass mark. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take the test immediately with tutors support and with no extra charge.
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