Dementia Care

In the UK alone, there are around 900,000 people currently living with dementia, and this number is increasing. There are various types, and every person living with dementia will experience it differently.

Our comprehensive training course will help you understand what dementia is, including practical ways to adapt your practice to best support those in your care.

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About the course

This course comprehensively covers dementia, including the different types, signs and symptoms, treatments and ways in which you can best support your client.

Fully compliant with all related legislation, this online training resource addresses your legal obligations, induction, refresher, vocational and management training needs.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find invaluable.

What does the course cover?

  • Introduction
  • Dementia definition and epidemiology
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Stroke
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Parkinson’s disease and dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Mixed dementia
  • Importance of early diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Diagnosis
  • Testing
  • Risk factors
  • Stages of dementia
  • Communication
  • Eating and drinking difficulties
  • Helping with eating and drinking difficulties
  • Continence issues
  • Behavioural changes and challenges
  • Providing a safe environment
  • Lighting
  • Outside spaces
  • Sensory gardens
  • Treatments and medications
  • CRT
  • CST
  • Reminiscence and life story work
  • Activities
  • Mental capacity
  • Deprivation of Liberty
  • Person Centred Care
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How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Contributes to Care Certificate Standards 5 & 9

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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Also available as part of the Care Certificate Induction. Save up to £70!

This 20 course pack features all the training required for health and social care workers to satisfy the requirement of the Care Certificate.

This great value pack is perfect for new employees to get them inducted quickly and fully trained to national standards.

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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

This course is also available as part of our Care Certificate induction.

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