Introduction to Dementia


With currently 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, there is a need for formal and informal workers to increase understanding. This has been developed using the latest guidance from the medical and nursing Royal Colleges, the Department of Health and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). 

  • Who should attend?

    If you are a carer or family member working with someone living with dementia, this is the course for you.

  • Course Content

    By the end of the course, you will:

    • Gain knowledge and understanding of the different forms of dementia
    • Structure and function of the brain
    • Ongoing of life and personhood
    • Assistive technologies
  • Benefits of the Course

    With the ever increasing number of people living with dementia, learners will gain detailed knowledge and skills of dementia.  This will allow an individual to work alongside others and work effectively, focussing on a person centred approach to care and support.  Learners can improve strategies of communication with people living with dementia.

  • Assessment

    Learners will undergo formative assessments throughout the delivery, alongside case studies.

  • Duration

    This course is delivered over 3 hours. 

  • Venue

    Courses can be carried out at our fit for purpose venue, details below, or your chosen venue.  Courses carried out off-site will undergo a rigorous risk assessment to ensure suitability for the delivery of your session.

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