Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific
diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition – which is failure of
the brain’s functions. IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain
and it affects it at different speeds.

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as
well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with
clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone
who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia.

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Dementia Awareness1 What Is Dementia? 70
Dementia Awareness2 The Brain 70
Dementia Awareness3 Types of Dementia 70
Dementia Awareness4 Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia, and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour 70
Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).