Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

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This Dementia Awareness course meets The Mental Capacity Act in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD

Explore how to support people with dementia and maintain their quality of life. Understand what dementia is, communicate compassion, and care for someone with dementia. This dementia awareness course will help healthcare professionals and family caregivers alike.

Dementia is an umbrella term for many diseases that affect the brain, causing problems with memory, language, and cognition. This chronic progressive problem affects people at different stages of life, to varying parts of the brain, and at different speeds.

The online Dementia Awareness course provides an overview of common types and symptoms of dementia. The course covers the impact of dementia on the brain, including the brain’s functions, memory, and language. It also discusses less common forms of dementia, like familial Alzheimer’s disease.

The course offers strategies for clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. It aims to improve the well-being and experience of people with dementia and the care staff working with them. Whether you are a professional or a family carer, this course will help you better understand the person you care for and offer best practice advice on managing challenging behaviour and diffusing stressful situations.

This course will help you to develop enhanced communication skills to stay connected with your loved one.



This Dementia Awareness online course is approved by:

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what dementia is and how it affects the brain and cognition.

  • Identify different types of dementia and their associated symptoms.

  • Develop strategies to communicate effectively with clients with dementia and manage challenging behaviour.

  • Improve the well-being and experience of people with dementia and the care staff working with them.

This online Dementia Awareness course is suitable for the following:

  • Care and Support Workers in a social care setting

  • Carers of people with dementia

  • Healthcare professionals

  • Anyone with a general interest in dementia.

Over four  modules, this course will give you an understanding and care for people with dementia.

Module 1: What Is Dementia?

This module covers the definition and different types of dementia, including common symptoms and risk factors.

Module 2: The Brain

This module explains the brain’s structure and function, including the impact of dementia on the brain and how it can affect cognitive abilities.

Module 3: Types of Dementia

This module explores different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies, and their specific characteristics.

Module 4: Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour

This module looks at strategies for working with clients with dementia, including how to deal with challenging behaviour and communicate effectively.



At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Try before you buy

You can always check the first module of our course for free

Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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