Dementia Awareness Certification

Joseph Skills Academy’s Dementia Awareness Certification course is an online course designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to support their loved ones. This training program will help both professionals and carers understand how to recognise and respond to the signs of dementia, including memory loss, confusion, anxiety and depression and the associated behaviours.
Mother and daughter laughing

Course Description

Joseph Skills Academy has developed a Dementia Awareness Certification (DAC) course for health and social care professionals. This online course covers the key elements of working with people with dementia and provides support to those who work with people in their homes and communities. The Joseph Skills Academy online course provides an interactive and fun way to learn the essential skills you need to support your loved one or patients with dementia. It covers practical day-to-day strategies for supporting people with dementia through everyday activities, and is designed for carers of all ages. You will also learn how to recognise early signs of dementia, how to support the person with dementia through everyday activities and how to manage challenging behaviours.

The course can be taken at your own pace and provides you with the knowledge to tell the difference between a memory impairment and dementia. Designed to raise awareness of Dementia among family, friends and carers. It provides basic information on the symptoms and causes of Dementia, as well as the effects on people’s lives and how to support them. There are practical assignments to help you understand what you should do if you are concerned about someone’s memory or ability to function. A great introduction to the topic or a refresher if you’re already aware of this challenging condition.
Course Benefits
Learn with Us

Advance Your Carrier, Learn Something New

Course Overview

You will be provided with an official Joseph Skills Academy Certificate upon completion of the course. You will also be able to add your certificate to your CV, and put it on your profile on LinkedIn.

Course duration

It is a 3 hours course.

Course outcome

Once you have completed your will acquire the skills and knowledge Dementia Awareness Certificate

Entry Requirement

No entry requirement.


The pass mark for the test is 70%.

Course Detail

Module 01: Background to Dementia

Module 02: Stages of Dementia

Module 03: Symptoms and Types

Module 04: Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Module 05: Prevention and Management

Need Help?

We would be happy to answer any question you may have. Our goal is to help you achieve the career goals you want. Call us now to speak to one of our advisors. 

+44 330 0430249

Ready to Start?

We believe that everyone has the capacity to learn, no matter where you are or what your background is. Our online courses are designed to give you the knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare you for your new career.  Our programs can be completed 100% online, and from anywhere in the world with a computer and Internet connection. If you need help or consultation please fill the form and we would be happy to get back to you.