Dementia Awareness Training

Supporting people living with dementia

Course overview

Elderly male with dementia

Dementia awareness training – signs, symptoms and treatment

Dementia awareness training offers an insight into the everyday experiences of a person living with dementia. Awareness of dementia has increased in recent years thanks to proactive campaigning but living with the condition still has many facets to manage.

The course content is suitable for most levels of healthcare workers and can be tweaked for organisation specific bookings.

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Course content

This course will offer participants an insight into how people are affected physically by dementia, as well as the signs, symptoms, impact and treatment of dementia.

Participants will learn about the different levels of dementia, how it is caused and how the condition can be treated.

  • What is dementia?
  • Signs, symptoms and types
  • Assessment and medication
  • Communication and physiological effects
  • Hallucination and delusions
  • Associated eating disorders and incontinence problems

Dementia Awareness Training will guide participants using a person-centred approach to care, discuss how the brain works and the onset of dementia.

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Who is this course designed for?

The Dementia Awareness course is ideal for anyone working in a care role who holds the responsibility of looking after patients. The course content can be delivered to organisation teams and tailored to the needs of staff and patients.

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Course duration

The Dementia Awareness Training course is a full day split across three modules. Please allow for a duration of eight hours for the day, which includes lunch and breaks.

Course outcome

At the end of the course, participants will understand the complexities of dementia and how to care for someone who suffers from the condition.

Practical techniques and engaging resources will give participants the confidence to spot the signs and symptoms and effectively treat someone who has dementia.

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Ways to study

Participants can study Dementia Awareness Training by booking onto one of our regular open course dates, delivered in-person or online via Zoom or Teams.

The course is also available to book as standalone training for organisations which require tailored content or have several staff that need to attend. This can be organised as an online or in-person session.

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Dementia Awareness Training fees

£850 + VAT and travel where applicable for up to 20 participants.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

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