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Dementia Awareness - One Day On line classroom training


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Course details:

Attendees will join an online classroom and will complete a workbook which will be assessed.

The course is assessed by completing an online workbook.

Attendees who complete this course will be provided with a college certificate

 

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
28th January 2021

9.00 -
16:00

Online Llandrillo College Targeted Services – All Services

Target Group - This course is for new care staff, or staff who have not received any Dementia Awareness training previously who may in their work role come into contact with individuals who may be living with Dementia.
11th February 2021 9.00 - 16:00 Online Llandrillo College Targeted Services – All Services

Target Group - This course is for new care staff, or staff who have not received any Dementia Awareness training previously who may in their work role come into contact with individuals who may be living with Dementia.
18th March 2021 9.00 - 16:00 Online Llandrillo College Targeted Services – All Services

Target Group - This course is for new care staff, or staff who have not received any Dementia Awareness training previously who may in their work role come into contact with individuals who may be living with Dementia.

 

Course aims and objectives:

Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Understand what dementia is.
  • 1.1 Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’.
  • 1.2 Describe the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia.
  • 1.3 Explain why depression, delirium and age-related memory impairment may be mistaken for dementia.
  • 2. Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia.
  • 2.1 Outline the medical model of dementia.
  • 2.2 Outline the social model of dementia.
  • 2.3 Explain why dementia should be viewed as a disability.
  • 3. Know the most common types of dementia and their causes.
  • 3.1 List the most common causes of dementia.
  • 3.2 Describe the likely signs and symptoms of the most common causes of dementia.
  • 3.3 Outline the risk factors for the most common causes of dementia.
  • 3.4 Identify prevalence rates for different types of dementia.
  • 4. Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia.
  • 4.1 Describe how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia, and level of ability and disability.
  • 4.2 Outline the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia

 

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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