Understanding Dementia - Online Training Course - CPDUK Accredited

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Understanding Dementia - Online Training Course - Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.

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Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Understanding Dementia training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, but not the only one. The specific symptoms that someone with dementia experiences will depend on the parts of the brain that are damaged and the disease that is causing dementia.

This comprehensive online Dementia Awareness training course explains what dementia is, including the causes and symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated. It also looks at some of the different types of dementia and how to support people with dementia.

Course content

This online Understanding Dementia training course covers the following:

  • Introduction,
  • What is dementia?
  • What causes dementia,
  • Types of dementia,
  • Person-centred dementia care,
  • Dementia and existing health conditions,
  • Dementia effects on family and friends,
  • Changes brought about by dementia,
  • Positive aspects,
  • Where to get support and
  • Summary.

Who is the course for?

This online Understanding Dementia training course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:

  • NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
  • Locum doctors and nurses
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
  • Agency nurses
  • Agency workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Support workers
  • Care assistants
  • Community services
  • Social Care Support Workers
  • Voluntary Staff working in the NHS.

Course aims

This online Understanding Dementia training course is aimed at individuals as well as health and social care staff to improve awareness of the importance of interacting with people who have dementia in a sensitive and understanding manner. This Understanding Dementia eLearning course explains what dementia is, including the changes and symptoms and best practice for those who have caring roles.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this online Understanding Dementia training course, learners will be able to:

  • Define the term ‘dementia’,
  • Have an awareness of the prevalence of dementia in the UK population,
  • Identify signs of dementia and also explain how these signs may be associated with other conditions or circumstances,
  • Explain why early diagnosis of dementia is essential,
  • Support people who have dementia so that they can live fulfilling lives with their diagnosis,
  • understand that each individual is unique and that dementia will not affect people in the same way,
  • Have an understanding of the impact of dementia on individuals living with dementia, their families, friends and society as a whole,
  • Describe the changes that people with dementia and their families experience,
  • Explain the many factors which influence the experience of living with dementia,
  • Describe person-centred approaches to caring,
  • Understand the importance of effective communication and showing compassion to people who have dementia,
  • Understand that signs of frustration and distress by a person who has dementia may be a means to communicate unmet needs,
  • Be able to signpost individuals, families and carers to dementia advice, support and information, and
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses.

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Understanding Dementia - Online Training Course - Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.


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End of course assessment

At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.

Certification

On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course accreditation

The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.
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Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
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  Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
  Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
  Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
  Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  Immediate access to online courses and programmes
  Highly interactive e-learning portal
  Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
  Self-paced online learning
  Low carbon footprint through e-learning
  Repository of online learning materials and assessments
  Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
  Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

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There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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