Dementia Awareness

Learn language skills and techniques for understanding and communicating with a Dementia patient and make the environment you work in more dementia friendly.

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Course Highlights

  • Includes 21 lectures and over an hour of content.
  • Understand how to make your environment more dementia friendly.
  • Learn about the patients problems understanding or recalling words and disorientation about time and space.
  • Learn how to problem solve and come up with practical solutions you can apply to your personal situation
  • Ideal for anyone with a loved one suffering dementia as well as care givers, nurses or anyone who wishes to learn more about the illness.

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Dementia Awareness

Olivia Corrie
Olivia Corrie, Course Teacher

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Course Facts

Lectures21
LanguageEnglish
Course requirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course.
AccessUnlimited

Course Teacher

Olivia Corrie

Expert carer, teacher and researcher

More Info

This Dementia Awareness course will provide you with essential information, tips and advice for communicating with someone with Dementia. It will help increase your confidence when communicating with people with dementia enabling you to be compassionate and stay relaxed and calm. You will also learn how to encourage the person to communicate using body language and visual aids, while developing language skills that work for them.

Olivia has been training private and public sector staff in communication skills since 2001. She uses researched based models and is also developing her own training, ‘communicating with C.A.R.E.’ She is also a member of the research teams with Surrey and Chester University.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand dementia and how to take care of someone who is suffering from it. It is an ideal companion for someone in a care giving role. Learn how to problem solve and come up with practical solutions you can apply to your personal situation. Finally, you will be able to deal with difficulties with communication and make your environment more dementia friendly.

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