Staff Development

Dementia Awareness

Contributes1 hour to your CPD

£6.99

(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at Dementia Awareness, the importance of understanding surrounding legislation, and implementing this within daily practice.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.

Aims:

This course aims to highlight the signs, symptoms and stages of Dementia to enable dental professionals to adapt approaches when treating patients.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to: 

  • Work with carers and or family members  
  • Work in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act
  • Assist assessing capacity

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The effects of Dementia 
  • Common symptoms 
  • The types of Dementia 
  • The stages of Dementia
  • The stages of obtaining an LPA