Dearbhla’s mock course




I’m Dearbhla and I will be facilitating this class.

Thank you for enrolling on this short course – Dementia- what is it? and What’s brain health got to do with it?





I’ve designed this course so that by the end of the course you will have be able to

  • Identify what dementia is and the range of symptoms people experience
  • Explore the role of brain health in helping to reduce the risk of dementia.


To help with this I’ve broken the course down into eight lessons. The first lesson is a short quiz which you must do before you commence Lesson two.


Here’s what we’ll be covering today:

Lesson 1: What do you know about dementia?
Lesson 2: The brain and memory
Lesson 3: What is dementia?
Lesson 4: Types of dementia
Lesson 5: Dementia risk factors throughout the life course
Lesson 6: Some dementia risk factors explained
Lesson 7: What you can do to reduce your risk
Lesson 8: References




Course Content

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What do you know about dementia?
Overview of dementia
Whats brain health got to do with it?
An introduction to Person Centred Care