Understanding dementia (dementia awareness)

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


Development of dementia awareness and understanding will both enhance the level of care provided to people with dementia and also the capacity of the sector to meet the potential increased demand for such provision.


This e-learning has been developed to support government strategies to increase knowledge, understanding and skills of caring for individuals with dementia.

Topics Covered

  • The most common types of dementia and their causes.
  • Implementing person centred care and support for individuals with dementia.
  • Interactive, meaningful communication with individuals with dementia and how this can be achieved.
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Duration 75 minutes

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2 e-learning modules

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1 online assessment

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