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Dementia Awareness (full day) City Health

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

This one day course will cover the following topics in relation to dementia awareness:

  • Exploring normal and abnormal ageing processes
  • Attitudes, prejudices and fears
  • Different kinds of dementias: signs and symptoms, treatment options
  • Risks and dangers
  • Resources for helping those with dementia and their carers
  • Effective communication and strategies for managing some common problems for those with dementia.


The teaching day is based on power point presentations, exercises, role plays, and scenarios.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

Please see Course Overview.



Prerequisite knowledge

Qualified Healthcare professionals, support staff and healthcare assistants in NHS Trusts, GP surgeries, Private hospitals and Care Homes.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.



No formal assessment, for teaching see Course Overview.

Module leaders

  • Lynny Turner

    Lynny is a Director at Mental Health Care Training ltd. She is an experienced teacher in adult education, with particular knowledge of: nursing, health care, human relationships, supervision, support, counselling, and psychotherapy.