Principles of Dementia Care Level 2

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Level
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Type
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Duration
calendar16 Weeks
Location
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The qualification aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. It covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities. The qualification doesn’t infer competence in the work role, but can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in or towards a dementia care role.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for adult learners studying part time as a hobby or to support a change in their career.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

The course will prepare learners for further training and support a role in the workplace where learners need knowledge and understanding of dementia care.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

You will need:

• To be 16 years of age or above

• It may also be useful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in health and social care.

• To complete a satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance please contact Student & Learning Services on 0800 306 306 or 01524 521385

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