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16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon knowledge of the subject.
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|
Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:
An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the
|Attendance Requirements||As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College. For further information or advice, please contact the Distance Learning team:01823 366612 firstname.lastname@example.org|
‘From the outset, I have been immensely impressed with the Distance Learning team and the College as a provider. From the application process and telephone interview, the process has been extremely smooth and professional. Learning resources were provided very promptly and my tutor made contact quickly to provide me with details of how to get in touch for support’
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