Awareness of Mental Health

This course is designed to give an awareness of Mental Health Conditions in any health or social care worker role. This is so that any signs and symptoms that you notice are passed on to other workers and that you show compassion and understanding when you experience any behaviour that you find difficult to understand or respond to.


By the end of this course the learner will:

  • Understand what mental health conditions
  • Promote positive attitudes to mental health
  • Understand what Dementia is
  • Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • Understand the person centered approach to dementia
  • Understand factors that affect communication in Dementia


Course Content

  • Mental health conditions
  • Mistaking conditions
  • Promoting positive attitudes
  • Stereotyping
  • Reporting concerns
  • The importance of early detection and diagnosis
  • Adapting care and support
  • Legal frameworks, policy and guidelines
  • What is meant by the term Dementia
  • Models of Dementia
  • Causes of Dementia
  • Person centred care
  • How to access additional support
  • Communication barriers


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Botanical Gardens Business Centre,
3 Southbourne Road,
S10 2QN

t: 0114 266 5264
e: info@medexgroup.co.uk



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