Short Courses

Dementia: Understanding the Condition


Course Description:

Explore how dementia impacts the physiology of the brain and its effects on an individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living. This course follows a person living with dementia and his wife and features Colm Cunningham as subject matter expert.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Define the different types and causes of dementia 
  • Explore the impact dementia has on the individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living 
  • Identify how to communicate effectively with people with dementia
  • Discover how to support and assist people with dementia to participate in everyday activities in meaningful ways


Who is this course appropriate for:

All staff working in the home care sector.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions.

NOTE: Please allow up to 24 hours to enrol you into the course after payment, Duration 1hr, Required Score 70%, Due in 7 days and you can Print your Certificate on Completion