Course Description

Award in Awareness of Dementia (Level 3)

Global Edulink



Overview

Dementia refers to the group of symptoms related to the decline in memory or other thinking skills that can be severe enough to interfere with the daily activities of a person. The first most common type of dementia is the Alzheimer’s disease, that constitutes for around 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases, followed by Vascular dementia that occurs after a stroke. There are other conditions that causes symptoms of dementia as well such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies. Many Dementia types are progressive and the early diagnosis of such Dementia cases can help the person derive maximum benefits from the available treatments and to buy them enough time to plan their future.

Most Dementia symptoms are hard to detect in the early stages, but if you notice symptoms that might hint Dementia, it is important for you to consult a doctor to get the appropriate treatment. Most of the dementia cases do not have any cure or permanent treatment, however, there are drug treatments that are available to temporarily improve the symptoms. If you are person dealing with Dementia patients, it is important for you to be acquainted with its symptoms and medication in order to act accordingly. However, awareness of Dementia might benefit anyone irrespective of their professions. This course Award in awareness of Dementia – Level 3 will introduce you into the world of Dementia by exposing you to its symptoms and processes. You will also get to learn about the administration of medication for Dementia patients. You will be trained on how to communicate and interact with people with Dementia. Gain an understanding of the diversity of the people with Dementia and the importance of practising inclusion while working with them as well.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Who is this course aimed at?

Medical students
Professionals dealing with Dementia patients
Anyone willing to learn more about Dementia

Entry requirements
Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Method of assessment

In order to complete the Award in Awareness of Dementia – Level 3 successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Certification

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 3 Award in awareness of Dementia by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Course Code: QLS-04834

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and career path This certificate in Level 3 Award in awareness of Dementia might just be the additional qualification you needed to kick start your career. With this course, you can either continue studying further or start working in an organisation of your choice. This course can also help pave way for your career progression. Few of the job positions you can get ahold of this course is given below,

  • Alzheimer’s therapists
  • Physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Personal support workers
  • Social worker                                                                                                                                                                    Other jobs you can get
  • Dementia program director
  • Dementia coordinator
  • Dementia services assistants                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Other benefits Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
    Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
    Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
    Save time and money on travel
    Learn at your convenience and leisure
    Eligible for a NUS discount card
    Free Career Support Service
    25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
    Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
    Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)Course Curriculum

    1: understand the process and experience of dementia
    2: understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
    3: communication and interactions with people who have dementia
    4: understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion


Course Code GEL013
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Addiction Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Award / Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Start Date 9th January 2019
Course End Date 31st December 2019
Course Fee 257
Course Duration 365
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Career Path This certificate in Level 3 Award in awareness of Dementia might just be the additional qualification you needed to kick start your career. With this course, you can either continue studying further or start working in an organisation of your choice. This course can also help pave way for your career progression. Few of the job positions you can get ahold of this course is given below, Alzheimer’s therapists Physicians Registered nurses Personal support workers Social workers Other jobs you can get Dementia program director Dementia coordinator Dementia services assistants
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