Course description

Do you help someone who is living with dementia, and want to know how you can support and communicate with them? Would you like to know more about the causes of dementia? This course will help you to apply positive communication and a person-centred approach to support an individual. You will be introduced to the most common causes of dementia, including their potential signs and symptoms; as well as how damage to different parts of the brain can cause certain behaviours and personality changes.   

What can this course lead to?

This course will introduce you to dementia and how this can affect both the individuals and their loved one’s lives. It will support you to progress onto further short courses or qualifications. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations. 

Course session dates

Session dates for 16 February 2023 - 17 February 2023

  • Thursday 16 Feb 2023 to Friday 17 Feb 2023

Session dates for 4 May 2023 - 5 May 2023

  • Thursday 04 May 2023 to Friday 05 May 2023