Award in Awareness of Dementia - Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
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What Will I Learn?

Understand about Dementia and the process and experience of Dementia
Gain an insight into the administration of medication for individuals with Dementia
Learn how to communicate and interact with people who have Dementia
Gain an understanding of the diversity of the people with Dementia and the importance of practising inclusion


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 Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain 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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  • Full package: A onetime fee of £229.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £238.00, from which an initial fee of £79.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £159.00 assessment respectively.
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.
  • 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 qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

In order to complete the Award in Awareness of Dementia - Level 3 successfully, 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Award in Awareness of Dementia at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04834

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

This certificate will supplement your knowledge and help you land a rewarding job in an industry of your choice. You can also use this certificate in your career progression goals or to pursue your higher studies in the subject. Following are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,
  • Physician – £41,553 per annum
  • Registered nurse – £23,692 per annum
  • Personal support worker – £15,553 per annum
  • Social worker – £28,205 per annum
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Course Curriculum

1: Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
Unit Introduction 1
Understand the process and experience of dementia
2: Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals With Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach
Unit Introduction 2
Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
3: Communication and Interactions With People Who Have Dementia
Unit Introduction 3
Communication and interactions with people who have Dementia
4: Understand the Diversity of Individuals With Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion
Unit Introduction 4
Understand the Diversity of Individuals with Dementia and the Importance of Inclusion
☑ Assignment
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Students feedback


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    S M

    Staicy Montiago

    January 02, 2019

    I am greatly satisfied by the overall program. I do not regret a second enrolling in this course. Everything was perfect, from the start till the end.

    S W

    Shelby Ward

    December 14, 2018
    Awareness of Dementia Course

    I am really happy that I took the time to complete this course. I received a great certificate by learning at my own pace.

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