Training for individuals
Attend one of our best-selling public access courses to find out more about dementia and learn how to confidently support people affected by the condition.
Dementia awareness training
One day public access course: £149 per person
Dementia awareness training is a skills-based course suitable for anyone who would like to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia. You will learn:
- The signs and symptoms of dementia
- How dementia affects behaviour, the senses and communication
- How to build positive relationships with people affected by dementia using increased knowledge, empathy and practical skills.
With support and guidance from our expert trainers, see the world through the eyes of someone living with dementia during this interactive course. One attendee described their experience:
For the first time, I had a real insight into what it may be like to live with dementia.
Details of our next course
Date: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Time: 9.30am - 4pm (5pm if completing the exam)
Venue: Alzheimer's Society, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE
Nearest tube stations are Tower Hill and Aldgate.
Certification: Alzheimer's Society certificate in dementia awareness
Further your learning on this course by completing our Certificate in dementia awareness exam for just £29.
This multiple choice exam tests your knowledge of dementia, your attitudes towards people living with the condition and your understanding of person-centred care.
Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate and badge in recognition of your achievement.
Who should attend? This course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia.
Course level: Foundation
Accreditation: This course is CPD certified
Duration: One day (9.30am to 4pm, or 5pm if sitting the exam)
Cost: £149 per person and you can sit our Alzheimer's Society certificate in dementia awareness exam for an additional £29.
Dementia training for homecare providers: train the trainer
One day public access course created in collaboration with UKHCA from £169 per person
This train the trainer course has been created specifically for the homecare sector by Alzheimer’s Society and UKHCA. The training is designed to support homecare providers to ensure best practice when training their staff to deliver high quality care to service users who have been diagnosed with or who are at risk of developing dementia.
UKHCA member price: £169 Non-member price: £338
Upcoming course dates:
- 30 April 2020 - London
- 11 June 2020 - Birmingham
- 2 July 2020 - Bristol
To find out more or book a place on the course please visit the UKHCA website.