About This Course

The purpose of this Course on dementia is to improve your clinical practice when working with people with dementia.  It seeks to do this by considering seven distinct but interrelated areas that, collectively, will give you a greater degree of awareness of dementia and what you can do to help.  These units seek to address the following questions:

  • What is it like for someone to have dementia?
  • What exactly is dementia?
  • What should our practice be like?
  • Can we communicate with people with dementia?  If so, how?
  • What can we do to help people with dementia?
  • How can we help family and friends caring for a loved one with dementia?
  • What are the legal and ethical issues of working with people with dementia?

Syllabus

Unit 1: The Subjective Experience of Dementia             

Unit 2: The Condition: What is Dementia?                    

Unit 3: Care: Theory and Practice                    

Unit 4: Communication and Dementia               

Unit 5: Context of Care: Interventions               

Unit 6: Carers: Working with Families              

Unit 7: Challenges: Legal and Ethical Issues  

Accreditation

This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.

 

Assessment

At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

Course Outcomes

Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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