Level Two Award in Awareness of Dementia (Distance Learning)

Course participants will have an opportunity to learn about Dementia, its diagnosis, how it affects people and current practices. Participants will be able to get practical advice and information on caring for people with Dementia.

Course Code PD011/1

What will I study?

  • What is dementia
  • Understanding how dementia affects the brain
  • Insight into how people with dementia feel
  • Understanding the assessment and diagnosis process
  • Explore person-centred care
  • Creating a positive approach
  • What are some of the therapies and treatments available

How will I be assessed?

This is a non-accredited course with no exam at the end, but the tutor will monitor progress and give feedback

How will the course be delivered?

Tutor-led session using up to date information sharing, opportunities to take notes, simple exercises, discussion and practical advice at a steady pace.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required.

Additional information

The tutor will want to find out as much as possible about why you want to learn and what you already know in order to plan a suitable programme. The content of the course will be discussed, and you will be given further details about the course materials and other learning resources. Any relevant paperwork will be discussed and completed at this session. Please bring a notebook and pen.

This course is enrolling now.  Email [email protected] for more information.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Free Distance Learning Courses 2024-2025 Full-time Further Education Prospectus