Dementia Training – An Overview – This course looks at the 4 most common forms of dementia (Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular and Fronto-Temporal). It will cover the known causes, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
Why Is It Important?
There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. (Alzheimer’s Society)
225,000 will develop dementia this year, that’s 1 in 3 minutes. (Alzheimer’s Society)
It’s not just a disease that affects older people – there are over 40,000 people under 65 with dementia in the UK. (Social Care Institute for Excellence)
Dementia Training Session Outline
- Common causes
- Recognition – signs and symptoms
- Pathophysiology (includes basic anatomy and physiology)
- Treatment – medical treatments in hospital
- Treatment – options for community
- Prevention – lifestyle, health and wellbeing
Health care professionals (registered and unregistered) in any setting, including outpatient and community settings, nursing and residential homes, midwifery and child services or hospitals.
A mix of teaching methods will be used to encourage engagement and ensure adequate understanding and learning – including but not limited to powerpoint presentation, group quizzes, technology facilitated learning. It is an interactive session not a standard lecture.
Experienced Health Care Professionals
Disease Area Training
We confidently deliver a comprehensive list of training across multiple disease areas and associated treatments. Our expert facilitators have extensive knowledge working within their specialities and add huge value to attendees looking to further their understanding.
These courses can be delivered face-to-face in a classroom environment or by utilising our Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) platform – perfect for field based staff across all healthcare. Some of our popular courses include:
- Introduction to Oncology
- Introduction to Immuno-oncology
- Introduction to Oncology Treatments
- Introduction to Lysosomal Storage Disorders
- Dementia – An Overview
- Diabetes and Insulin Administration
Other disease area courses include Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis…