Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities

in Health & Social Care

This course is essential learning for health and social care staff who support people with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities.

Course description

This course will raise awareness and understanding of the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities and explain how to help people to exercise their rights. It also provides guidance on delivering person-centred care and covers the fundamentals of capacity and consent.

  • Understand the difference between mental wellbeing and mental ill health
  • Recognise the conditions that affect mental health
  • Appreciate the different roles of people who work in mental health
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of different mental health conditions, dementia and learning disability
  • Understand the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing for an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or learning disability
  • Recognise the importance of early detection Identify the adjustments which may be necessary in delivering person-centred care
  • Understand legal frameworks, policy and guidelines relating to the treatment and care of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities.

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This course costs £38.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



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Key features and benefits

Price £38.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 5 hours

Target Audience Health & Care

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  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 5 CPD credits
  • 70% pass mark
  • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Rich in video content
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable modules for future reference
  • This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and the CSTF for health.
  • Course id: 102

What customers say

"The courses are a very practical and cost effective way of staff accessing training on a wide variety of subjects. The courses use a variety of formats and exercises to vary the learning, maintain interest and reinforce subjects. It’s also great that the courses are continually being updated, either with new content or new features, such as videos and animations."

Dave Cartlidge, Training Manager
Wrixon Care