Awareness of Dementia - L3 course
Dementia refers to the group of symptoms related to the decline in memory or other thinking skills that can be severe enough to interfere with the daily activities of a person. The first most common type of dementia is the Alzheimer’s disease, that constitutes for around 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases, followed by Vascular dementia that occurs after a stroke. There are other conditions that causes symptoms of dementia as well such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies. Many Dementia types are progressive and the early diagnosis of such Dementia cases can help the person derive maximum benefits from the available treatments and to buy them enough time to plan their future.
Most Dementia symptoms are hard to detect in the early stages, but if you notice symptoms that might hint Dementia, it is important for you to consult a doctor to get the appropriate treatment. Most of the dementia cases do not have any cure or permanent treatment, however, there are drug treatments that are available to temporarily improve the symptoms. If you are person dealing with Dementia patients, it is important for you to be acquainted with its symptoms and medication in order to act accordingly. However, awareness of Dementia might benefit anyone irrespective of their professions. This course Award in awareness of Dementia – Level 3 will introduce you into the world of Dementia by exposing you to its symptoms and processes. You will also get to learn about the administration of medication for Dementia patients. You will be trained on how to communicate and interact with people with Dementia. Gain an understanding of the diversity of the people with Dementia and the importance of practising inclusion while working with them as well.
1: Understand The Process And Experience Of Dementia
2: Understand The Administration Of Medication To Individuals With Dementia Using A Person-Centred Approach
3: Communication And Interactions With People Who Have Dementia
4: Understand The Diversity Of Individuals With Dementia And The Importance Of Inclusion
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Who is this Course aimed at?
✓ Medical students
✓ Professionals dealing with Dementia patients
✓ Anyone willing to learn more about Dementia
Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of Assessment
In order to complete the Award in Awareness of Dementia – Level 3 successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
Those who successfully completed the course will be awarded the “Level 3 Award in awareness of Dementia” by ABC Awards and a learner unit summary (which contains the details of the units in your course you have completed). This professional qualification will make you an asset to potential employers and your motivation and commitment to excel your skills will be recognised.
Course Code: QLS-04834
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
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