Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

Designed for learners who wish to develop an understanding of dementia and how to care for someone with dementia.

This qualification aims to provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it. It also ensures that you will develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, as well as covering the benefits of positive communication and the importance of individualised, person-centred care.

Eligibility

This training programme is fully funded for those aged 19 and over (Eligibility is generally unemployed and in receipt of benefits).

Course Delivery & Duration

This is a distance learning programme which requires you to have access to a computer and internet. Once enrolled you will be given access to our digital platform with online learning materials and online assessments. This course can take up to 6 weeks to complete.

Course Content

Units covered during this programme include;

  • Dementia awareness

  • Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

  • Understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach

  • Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

  • Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

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