Dementia Awareness - Course Details

Course intro:

Training Webinar: Awareness of Dealing with Dementia

Introduction – What is Dementia, and can it be prevented? Dementia statistics and people most at risk.

Symptoms of Dementia – the role of a Carer, memory loss, disorientation, personality change, difficulties with everyday tasks and words and how dementia progresses


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Understanding Dementia guidance from the HIQA, HSE and best practice including company policy
  • Challenging Behaviour, Dementia and Delirium, Explaining and understanding main types of Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular dementia, multi-infarct dementia, Lewy body dementia, Frontal Temporal, Korsakoff’s Syndrome and Creutzfeld-Jacob Dementia
  • Q&A
  • Conclude & Follow Up Process


Who is the course intended for:

This training course is aimed at all working within community settings with older persons and within healthcare settings creating awareness of Dementia