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Dementia Awareness


This module aims to raise carers’ understanding about the lived experience of a person with dementia, looking at the person first, and then exploring simple techniques to help keep the person with dementia independent for longer.

See below for further information.

Sold By: Virtual College


This module will allow you to:
  • Reflect on personal and professional values
  • Reflect on and explore ways of improving interactions with a person with dementia
  • Explore the lived experience of a person who has memory loss and recognition difficulties
  • Learn simple techniques on how to support a person with dementia and their carers
  • Explore relevant legislation and how it applies to the support offered to a person with dementia
  • Access further accessible information about the different types of dementia
  • Understand the importance of encouraging the recording and sharing of information to improve the quality of life for a person with dementia
Lesson Plan
  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Lived Experience – Understanding and Responding
  • Emotions and Behaviour – Understanding and Responding
  • Legislation and Guidelines
  • Types of Dementia
  • Summary and Progression

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a certificate of completion.


Approximately 1- 1 and a half hours. With 40 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 – 1 1/2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at anyone supporting someone with Dementia or their carers.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Student Testimonials

It was very helpful, I liked the way the information was set out, it was easy to take the information in and the practice tests were very useful.” – LR

“Very straight forward and not too overwhelming with information links optional. Enjoyed this and has helped my confidence that I am doing everything correctly when approaching residents suffering from dementia.” – JC

“I did enjoy the course because it’s job related, easy to access and to navigate. The course was excellent and very enjoyable.” – KA


10 to 49 users – 10% discount

50 to 99 users – 20% discount

100 to 249 users – 33% discount

250 to 499 users – 50% discount

500 to 999 users – 60% discount

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2000+ users – 80% discount

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