Qualification Grading Type
- GD1-Understanding the subject
- GD5-Communication and presentation
Unit Learning Outcomes
Understand what dementia is.
Explain what is meant by the term 'dementia'.
Analyse the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia.
Evaluate how other impairments may be mistaken for dementia.
Understand key features of theoretical models of dementia.
Explain the social model of dementia.
Explain the medical model of dementia.
Explain why dementia should be viewed as a disability.
Know common forms of dementia and their causes.
Evaluate the risk factors for common causes of dementia.
Explain the likely signs and symptoms of common types of dementia.
Analyse prevalence rates for common types of dementia.
Understand the impact of dementia on the individual and others and society.
Evaluate the impact of dementia on the lives of the individual with dementia and others around them.