Dementia Awareness

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL071
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £40.00
  • Start Date: 01-Aug-17
  • Days: MON/FRI
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

This module is aimed at anyone supporting someone with Dementia or their carers.

What will I study?

This module aims to raise carers understanding about the lived experience of a person with dementia, looking at the person first and then exploring simple techniques to help keep the person with dementia independent for longer.

This module will allow you to:

    Reflect on personal and professional values
  • Reflect on and explore ways of improving interactions with a person with dementia
  • Explore the lived experience of a person who has memory loss and recognition difficulties
  • Learn simple techniques on how to support a person with dementia and their carers
  • Explore relevant legislation and how it applies to the support offered to a person with dementia
  • Access further accessible information about the different types of dementia
  • Understand the importance of encouraging the recording and sharing of information to improve the quality of life for a person with dementia

Lesson Plan

    Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Lived Experience – Understanding and Responding
  • Emotions and Behaviour – Understanding and Responding
  • Legislation and Guidelines
  • Types of Dementia
  • Summary and Progression
Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.

The college operates a no refunds policy as detailed below. Cancellations and transfer requests are subject to the following conditions:

    More than 4 weeks notice – no charge
  • 4 weeks notice – 30% of the cost
  • 2-3 weeks notice – 50% of the cost
  • 1-2 weeks notice – 75% of the cost
  • Less than 1 weeks notice – 100% of the cost

All cancellations must be made in writing and are subject to a £10 administration charge. The full fee's policy is available on request.

How will I be assessed?

With 54 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 – 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

What can I do next?

There are many other Care and Health courses on our website.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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