Dementia Risk, Reduction and Prevention

Event Description This module is for all staff working with people with dementia, it will look at how behaviour in adult life may link with risks of developing certain types of dementia and how lifestyle change may delay onset or slow progression. It examines what factors affect people's ability to make lifestyle changes, how to convey key messages and how to signpost people to support for making changes.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to introduce you to dementia risk, reduction and prevention. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module you will be able to:

  • List the lifestyle factors that may increase the risk of developing certain types of dementia
  • Describe how lifestyle changes may delay the onset of dementia
  • List motivational factors that may impact on the ability to make changes in lifestyle
  • Explain the challenges to healthy living that may be experienced by different socio-economic and/or ethnic groups
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this, please contact the Corporate Learning and Development helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003) or see the E-Learning help page. 
    Online Learning Course Category Adult Services 
    Subject Areas Dementia 
    Target Audience PVI Sector - Adults, Adult Services 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 Minutes At your desk