Course Code

Course Objectives

At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to:

  • Define dementia, it's types and risk factors
  • Identify the ABCD signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Describe the basic communication methods when interacting with people living with dementia
  • Identify ways to reduce the risk of getting dementia
  • Discover more about Dementia-Friendly Singapore (DFSG) initiatives

Who should attend

  • Care professionals in the community who have brief or direct contact with persons living with dementia.

Competency Mapping

  • Dementia Care Competency Framework (DCCF)

If you are interested to learn more, you may search for the following complimentary courses in the Marketplace:

  • Topics on Dementia
    • [AIC-BPS-B-200A] Dementia Care Basic Level – The Brain and Understanding of Dementia
    • [AIC-BPS-B-200B] Dementia Care Basic Level – Person-Centred Care and Behaviours of Concern
    • [AIC-BPS-B-200C] Dementia Care Basic Level – Enriching Lives
    • [AIC-BPS-B-207] Dementia Resources for Caregivers
    • [AIC-BPS-B-209] Namaste Care Training for Caregivers
  • Topics on Mental Health
    • [AIC-BPS-B-221] Mental Health Awareness 1: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues
    • [AIC-BPS-B-222] Mental Health Awareness 2: Mental Health Awareness 2: Supporting Persons with Mental Health Issues
    • [AIC-BPS-B-205] Training Resources to Manage Behaviours of Concern
    • [AIC-BPS-B-206] Mental Health Resources for Caregivers

To enquire on eLearning and resources on mental health, dementia or caregiving, please email us at

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Training Hours
Topics include:
Certification of completion

Understanding Dementia

By Caroline Tay See Inn



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