Dementia Awareness Course for Healthcare and Support Workers in Scotland

Dementia Awareness

Welcome to our Dementia Awareness Course designed specifically for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. This course aims to equip you with essential knowledge and skills to provide compassionate and effective care for individuals living with dementia. Dementia is a prevalent condition that affects many aspects of an individual's life, and as a healthcare or support worker, understanding its nuances is crucial for providing high-quality support.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding Dementia and Its Symptoms
  • Exploring Different Types of Dementia
  • Differentiating Dementia from Other Conditions
  • Risk Reduction Strategies
  • Empathy and Understanding
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Person-Centred Care
  • Legislation and Support Organisations

By the end of this course, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of dementia, its various types, effective communication strategies, and the importance of person-centred care. Moreover, you will be equipped with the knowledge of relevant legislation and support networks in Scotland, empowering you to provide exceptional care and support to individuals living with dementia.

Course Format

The Demetia Awareness course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 3 hours, which includes a break.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enrol in this course.

Required Materials: No materials are required for attending this course.

Location

We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

Ready to book your training session?

For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

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Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.