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Dementia Awareness

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Dementia Awareness - Module 1 (Understanding Dementia)

- What is dementia
- Common types of dementia and possible symptoms
- Functions of the brain
- Memories and emotions
- Benefits of early diagnosis

The module is followed by a short test

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Dementia Awareness - Module 2 (A Person-Centred Approach)

This module focuses on a Person-Centred Approach.

The main areas covered in this module:

- The experience of living with dementia
- What does ‘Person Centred Care’ mean?
- Maintaining Wellbeing
- The impact of others


The module is followed by a short test

Dementia Awareness - Module 3 (Adapting communication to make connection)

This module focuses on the following areas:
- Difficult behaviour - a form of communication
- Validating how a person with dementia might be feeling
- Life History
- Reminiscence
- Top Tips for supporting a person with dementia to enable communication


The module is followed by a short test

Dementia Awareness - Module 4 (Encouraging Independence and promoting active lifestyle)

The following areas will be discussed in this module:

- Dementia as a disability
- Think about the environment
- Maximising skills and abilities
- Activity as part of everyday living
- Assistive Technology

The module is followed by a short test.

Dementia Awareness - Module 5 (Supporting relatives and families)

The module focuses on the following areas:

- Recognising the role of relatives and families
- Supporting relatives and families through their journey
- Accessing information & advice about dementia

The module is followed by a short test

Dementia Awareness - Module 6 (Alzheimer's Disease)

This module will cover Alzheimer's Disease as a particular example of Dementia.

It includes:
The 5 stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Symptoms
Identifying Triggers
Working with a Supporting Medical Team and Supporting NICE Guidelines
Activities, exercise, and diet
Care and Strategies involved in Care
Medication and Treatment
Other challenges
Further resources

This module is followed by a short test.
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