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Dementia

This online medical course equips health and social care professionals with the knowledge and skills to recognise, understand, and manage the condition – helping to ensure high-quality patient care. It will look in particular at the psychological and emotional impact of dementia, covering topics such as understanding dementia, diagnosis, caring for people, etc.

Course Fee: GBP 50 | Code: 243

Learning Objectives

The online course covers various themes, such as understanding dementia, diagnosis, caring for people with the condition, and legal issues. This course will focus in particular at the psychological and emotional impact of dementia. You will also examine the importance of providing person-centered care that reflects the needs of the individual.

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Course Information

  • Audience

    Medical students, counsellors, doctors, nurses, assistants, health care workers, social workers, therapists and other clinicians

  • Course Duration

    12 months full access to complete the course

  • time-account-expired-temporary

    Sessions

    This course has 13 sessions

  • Study time

    7 Hours of online training. Recommend 30 minutes per session.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion, you are awarded a certificate issued online from respective Royal Medical Colleges

  • Developed by

    UK Department of Health’s National Audiology Programme and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Course Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Person-centred Dementia Care

    Understanding Dementia
    Supporting People to Live Well with Dementia
    Challenging Stigma, Myths and Stereotypes

Module 2: Providing Person-centred Dementia Care

    Assessment and Diagnosis for People Affected by Dementia
    Assessment and Care Planning for People Affected by Dementia
    Communication with People Living with Dementia
    Supporting Families of People with Dementia
    Multi-professional and Collaborative Working to Support People Affected by Dementia
    Ethical and Legal Frameworks Guiding Care for People Affected by Dementia
    Care for People with Dementia who have Co-existing Health Conditions
    End of Life Care for People with Dementia
    Diversity and Dementia
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