dementia – awareness

The course is for staff supporting people with dementia. This course can also be adapted for informal carers too.

why attend?

This course will enable those attending to have a greater understanding of:

  • How it feels to have dementia
  • Supporting those with dementia in a person centred way
  • Promoting identity
  • Different types of dementia
  • Recognition of signs & symptoms of dementia
  • Skills needed to support people with dementia
  • Respectful working with dementia
  • Managing complex behaviours
  • Maintaining and improving the skills of people with dementia
  • Supporting families and informal carers
  • Legislation linked to this work
  • Promoting choice & minimising risk for people with dementia
  • Enabling not disabling methods of working


1 day (9.30-4.30)

meeting standards

Care certificate
In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 4,5,6 7 8 & 9.

Fundamental standards
(CQC)In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulation 9.10,12,14,19

Care Act 2015 (Guidance)
More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1, 2, 10 & 14 of the Act (and their subsections)

Mental Capacity Act 2005
These subject areas are woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.

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