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.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
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Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.
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|1: understand the process and experience of dementia|
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|2: understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach|
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|3: communication and interactions with people who have dementia|
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|4: understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion|
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