Dementia Awareness

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL071
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £40.00
  • Start Date:
  • 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.

 

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?

We offer a wide range of health and social care e-learning courses, click here for further information. 

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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