Awareness of Mental Health - eLearning

This course is designed to give an awareness of mental health conditions (MHC) for those who are working in a health and or social care role. The course highlights the significance of recognising signs and symptoms of MHC, the correct (and ethical) process when communicating MHC with other staff members and, the importance of demonstrating compassion/understanding when experiencing behaviour that can be difficult to understand or respond to.

£2.95 + VAT


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