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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care - Funded Online Course

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8-12 weeks
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Course description

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care - Funded Online Course

Are you looking to improve your knowledge of dementia care by completing a dementia course? UK employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, are often looking for candidates with knowledge of this complex condition. 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.

Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this course could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and enhance your understanding of their needs and behaviour.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in this field of work. This qualification is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about dementia.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Course Level: Level 2

Training Course Content

This course is split into seven manageable units:

  • Unit 1: Dementia awareness
  • Unit 2: Person-centered approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  • Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  • Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Course delivery details

This course is available:

  • Paper-based
  • Paper-based learning with online assessments.
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Expenses

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Continuing Studies

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Average rating 5

Based on 1 reviews.

Farrah A
I decided to study this course in order to better understand dementia and how to care for people with it. It's given me an awareness of the different conditions that affect individuals with dementia.
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