Dementia Awareness

Why do healthcare professionals need the course?

In 2015, there were over 850,000 people living with Dementia in the UK and this figure is rising each year.

By taking our Dementia Awareness Training Course, you will refresh your existing knowledge of Dementia and ensure you have relevant, up to date information to provide essential support and care to dementia sufferers and their families.


By the end of this course, delegates will be able to understand:

  • The main diseases which cause dementia
  • How to recognise the early and later signs of dementia
  • The importance of early diagnosis
  • The stigma around Dementia
  • The theory of person-centred dementia care and how to put this into practice
  • The importance of involving family members and offering support
  • How to communicate appropriately with someone with dementia
  • How to care for someone who is displaying challenging behaviour
  • The role of medication
  • The key principles of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Course Content

  • Dementia Facts
  • Anatomy of the Brain
  • Main Types of Dementia
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Later Symptoms + Behaviours
  • Changing Attitudes
  • Person-Centred Dementia Care
  • Person-Centred Care in Practice
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • The Mental Capacity Act

Overall course benefits

Dementia Awareness is a 1-day training course which has been designed to refresh, update and reinforce confidence when looking after patients suffering from Dementia.

This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 7.5 hours of CPD


Course Time 9:30am - 5:00pm (7½ hours)

London (Hammersmith) Training Centre

Tue 17th Oct 2017 10 places Book Now
Fri 10th Nov 2017 12 places Book Now
Wed 29th Nov 2017 15 places Book Now
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London-Euston (Premier Inn) Training Centre

Fri 6th Oct 2017 13 places Book Now
Fri 8th Dec 2017 15 places Book Now
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Dementia Awareness Held at Your Place of Work

Date Your choice
Duration 1 Day
Fee £695+VAT (15 delegates max)
As little as £47 per delegate

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