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Dementia Awareness Training

Welcome to Helping Hands' Dementia Awareness training course which upon completion will enable participants to understand dementia and be able to effectively support family and friends with the condition. As well as understanding the reasons behind and how to deal with dementia related behaviours that we may find difficult.

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Dementia Awareness Training Course Overview

Unit I: Introduction

Unit II: What is Dementia

Unit II: Common issues and behaviours relating to dementia

Unit IV: How to improve the care given to people with dementia

Unit V: How to support relationships with people with dementia

Unit VI: Understanding the reasons behind behaviour that we may find difficult

Unit VII: Different types of dementia

Unit VIII: Understanding what it may be like to have dementia

Unit IX: Dementia care methods

Unit X: Conclusion

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Trainer Courses and participants of this course are deemed to hold a nationally recognised award at Level 2 which will allow them to effectively care for and support clients with dementia.




Helping Hands Community Hub Ltd.
10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY


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