What do I need to join?

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.

General Information

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.

Distance learning is a great way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher or an assessor. Students have the flexibility to study at home or at work, fitting in their course around other life and work commitments.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to raise their awareness of caring for those with dementia, It covers areas such as person-centered care, the influence of positive communcation methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activites.

For information, advice and guidance or to enrol please phone Student Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306 306

Course Information Sheet

Download it here

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