Dementia Awareness

Assisting and Caring for People with Dementia

CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Dementia Awareness at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 49 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT

Dementia Awareness has received a lot of press recently, as understanding Dementia and understanding sufferers needs are very important. This course is available as a video online, blended or class-based course nationally delivered usually over a half day or can be a full day depending on your needs. 

The aims of the course are to have a wider understanding about Dementia, signs and symptoms, causes and treatment, and how to communicate to dementia patients and engage them in activities and develop strategies for intervening with challenging behaviours and communication difficulties.  

ProTrainings are Skills for Care Endorsed for both our classroom and e-learning courses. This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care

  • Care workers
  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Families
  • Hospital workers
  • In-home carers

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 49 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introduction
  • What is Dementia?
    • Classifications of Dementia
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Vascular dementia
    • Dementia with Lewy Bodies
    • Fronto Temporal Dementia FLD
    • Risk factors affecting the chance of developing dementia
  • Looking after someone with Dementia
    • Living with Dementia
    • Caring for someone with Dementia
    • Things that can help
    • Diet and meals
    • Hearing and sight
    • A Healthy Body
    • Doctors and Medication
    • Keeping warm and their home
  • Discussing Dementia
    • Adapting the Environment
    • Communication and Dementia
    • Dementia and Infection Control
    • Dementia Through the Seasons
    • Dignity and respect
    • The Memory Box
  • Regulation
    • The safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006
    • The Human Rights Act 1998
    • Discrimination Abuse and the Human Rights Act
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) web link
  • AT Dementia website link
  • Age UK Website with information on Dementia link
  • Alzheimer's Society website link
  • CQC website link
  • Dementia Action Alliance link
  • Dementia And Oral Health - Caregiving Tips from Colgate
  • Dementia Friends information website link
  • Dementia UK website link
  • Dental care page of the Alzheimers Society website
  • Dental problems and their management in patients with dementia from the British Dental Association
  • Factsheet: Dental care and oral health from Alzheimers Society
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Mental Capacity Act (2005) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: England 2015-16, Official Statistics
  • NHS website on Dementia link
  • Oral Health and Dementia: Obstacles, Assessments, and Management of Patients with Dementia
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Health Website
  • The Dementia Action Alliance Website link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“Full of information and ideas to improve communication and reaction with clients who suffer from Dementia.”

- Lynn, Foot Health Practitioner from Cambridgeshire

“An excellent course, thank you”

- Caroline, Registered Nurse (RN) from Essex