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Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care – Level 2

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work in the health and social care sector as well as existing practitioners who have not covered dementia care in previous training.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 7
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/certificate-in-the-principles-of-dementia-care-level-2
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Course Information for Students

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work in the health and social care sector as well as existing practitioners who have not covered dementia care in previous training.

It will assist students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia and aims to develop the knowledge and skills required when providing positive care.

There are no entry requirements.

The course covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of appropriate activities.

This is a blended programme where you will learn on site and independently.

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You will be assessed via a workbook.

Further Study

You could also consider the Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Careers

This course does not qualify you to work in the sector, but does support you in working towards employment or aids your career development. Suitable career roles would be Healthcare Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Personal Assistant.

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Other Health Professionals

£34498

Other Health Professionals

Nurses

£30507

Nurses

Other Health Associate Professionals

£20888

Other Health Associate Professionals

Care Workers and Home Carers

£15746

Care Workers and Home Carers

Health Care Practice Managers

£33357

Health Care Practice Managers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: August 22, 2022 12:20 pm