A Guide to Dementia Awareness
E-learning module spanning all aspects of dementia awareness and understanding.
This course provides an excellent understanding of issues around dementia. It covers topics including: what is dementia and who tends to be affected by it? Signs and symptoms of dementia; communicating with people with dementia; and understanding and respect.
Chapter 1: What is dementia?
This first chapter sets the scene by explaining the content and format of the course. It then goes on to explore the question, "what is dementia?"
Chapter 2: Susceptible groups
This chapter discusses the groups of people who are most susceptible to developing dementia.
Chapter 3: Signs and symptoms
This chapter discusses what to look out for as far as signs and symptoms are concerned with dementia.
Chapter 4: Communication
This chapter provides advice, guidance and best practice for communicating with people with varying levels of severity of dementia
Chapter 5: Understanding and respect
This is the final chapter of the course, and possibly the most important. It centres around the understanding that people with dementia have the right to be treat with compassion and respect at all times, irrespective of the severity of their condition.