About Dementia Train the Trainer 1 Day
This course gives learners the correct skills and understanding to train carers who work with dementia. By the end of this course, candidates understand the issues relating to dementia and answer difficult questions about dementia. They will also learn a range of teaching methods. This course includes public speaking skills that will improve their skills as an instructor.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 1 day to complete.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed at those in the care sector, especially those that come in contact with patients that suffer from Dementia, and want to teach their staff some methods and techniques to deal with these patients.
What are the main points covered?
The course explains different types of dementia, strategies to deal with this condition and it gives train the trainer elements.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 6 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 6 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Dementia Train the Trainer 1 Day Course Outline
- What is dementia?
- Different types of dementia.
- Dementia management strategies.
- Supporting individuals with dementia.
- Communicating with people with dementia.
- Managing changes in behaviour.
- Enabling and empowering the individual.
- Train the trainer elements ( Evaluating, Icebreakers, Presenting information…)
Dementia Train the Trainer 1 Day FAQs
What is Dementia?
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. It typically includes memory loss.
What is a train the trainer course?
A train the trainer course enables the applicant to become the teacher in the chosen subject matter. Our in-house open course training instructors will guide the delegates through creating their own Dementia teaching programme.
What is the main cause of dementia?
Certain risk factors are known to be associated with dementia. However, age is the biggest predictor. Other risk factors include smoking and alcohol use. High levels of “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein). Above-average blood levels of homocysteine. Diabetes.
What are the early signs of dementia?
Early signs of dementia can include: Changes in short-term memory; Mood changes; Trouble finding the right words; Apathy; Confusion; Being repetitive; Finding it hard to follow a storyline; Trouble completing everyday tasks; Poor sense of direction; Difficulty adapting to changes.