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dementia awareness

This is an introductory course to dementia. The aim of the course is to enable learners to gain basic knowledge dementia. The course teaches the meaning and definition of dementia, including the different forms and causes of dementia. The dementia awareness course also teaches the risk factors to dementia and how others can have an impact on the individual with dementia.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand meaning of dementia

  • Understand types of dementia

  • List the different symptoms of dementia

  • Understand theoretical models of dementia

  • Be able to understand the different diseases that cause dementia.

  • Understand ways that you can respond to someone with dementia and how you can implement that in your care.


Course Modules

Module 1: Definitions and Meaning of Dementia

Module 2: Signs and symptom mistaken for dementia

Module 3: Types and Causes of dementia

Module 4: Risk factors to Dementia

Module 5: Person centred approach to caring for someone with dementia

Module 6 :  Models of dementia

Assessment Methods

This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and

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mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:

  • Written Assignment

  • Observation

  • Multiple choice question (online only)

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness Testimony


Guided learning hours

An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.

About Care Training Academy

Care Training Academy is a subsidiary of the Learning and Development Bureau. A company registered in England Wales. Registered office: The Hatchery NI, Antrim Enterprise Agency, 58 Greystone Road, Antrim, BT41 1JZ,United Kingdom.

Contact us

The Hatchery NI, Antrim Enterprise Agency, 58 Greystone Road, Antrim, BT41 1JZ,

United Kingdom. Tel: 01634540669