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Dementia Learning

 

 

 

 

 

ONLINE LEARNING COURSE: ‘Dementia – the One Stop Guide’

5 video classes – 5 Activities, Case Studies & Responses – 4 hrs CPD

It is estimated that worldwide around 50 million people have dementia, with over 90,000 of those living in Scotland. Caring for someone with dementia can be very challenging – the illnesses can impact on a person’s behaviours, thoughts and feelings, often presenting complex problems to families and health and social care professionals, such as aggression, sleeplessness, wandering, continence etc.

This on-demand learning course – Dementia: the One Stop Guide – brings Professor June Andrews, straight to your device. You can click and play as many of her video classes as you like, whenever you like, in whichever order you like. Providing you with a greater understanding of dementia, as well as offering ideas and thoughts on how to treat and care for someone diagnosed with the condition.

Using her expertise around dementia, June guides course learners through 5 video classes, complete with her own presentation slides – as well as a range of activities and case studies which bring the issues alive. In total, the course provides learners with over 4 hours Continuous Professional Development and a personalised certificate of completion.

Key Themes

  • What is Dementia?
  • Advice for Carers – Tough Care Problems
  • Ten Hints to Reduce Symptoms
  • Getting a Diagnosis
  • Dementia – Forward Planning

In addition, course learners can speak with June directly via a series of scheduled webchats – enabling them to discuss any issues, queries or questions they may have as they progress through the course.

For more information – including the class trailer, the rates for learners (including significant discounts for large group bookings of more than 5 people) and registration – please visit the course webpage –

Policy Hub - One Stop Guide

Flexible Learning

Once you enrol on the course, you will be provided with your personalised learner profile, enabling you to log-in and log-out in your own time, monitoring your course progress as you work through the learning at your own pace. You can also access any of the content at anytime – including the classes you’ve already completed. The course content will be available to you for over a year (until April 2022), providing you with an easily accessible ‘library’ for future reference.

More information on our learning courses, including some Frequently Asked Questions on the format, can be found here – Policy Hub - Learning Courses

 

 

The Dementia Informed Practice Level provides the baseline knowledge and skills required  by all workers in health and social services settings including a person’s own home.

 

NHS Education for Scotland: Dementia Informed Practice Level

 

            Alzheimer Scotland: caring for someone with dementia 

 

            Promoting Excellence Level 1