Dementia Awareness (CPD)
Our Dementia Awareness course will provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia, through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it. This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.
Units covered in this programme include:
– Understanding what dementia is: In this section, you will build your understanding of what dementia is, the key functions of the brain that are affected by it and why other conditions may be mistaken for dementia.
– Understanding key features of theoretical models of dementia: On completing this section, you will be able to accurately identify models of dementia within health and social care and understand dementia as a disability.
– Know the most common types of dementia and their causes: You will learn about the most common causes of dementia, the signs and symptoms of these and the risk factors. You will also identify the prevalence rates for different types of dementia.
– Understanding factors relating to an individuals experience of dementia: This section covers how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia and level of ability and disability. You will also learn about the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia.
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Cost : Total Fee £30
This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the following courses: Leading and Motivating a Team, Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.
Facilities and resources
You will need access to the internet.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.