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The certificate aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. It covers areas such as issues around the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities.
The qualification can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in or towards a dementia care role.
As part of the course you will study seven mandatory units:
Unit 1 – Dementia awareness
Unit 2 – The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3 – Understanding the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
Unit 4 – Understanding equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Unit 5 – Understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
Unit 6 – Understanding behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7 – Understanding the benefits of engaging in activities in social care
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.
|Course Title||Principles of Dementia Care Distance Learning Level 2|
*An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the course.
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