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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

A new case of dementia arises somewhere in the world every four seconds. Dementia not only affects the individual themselves, but can also devastate their family, friends and entire lifestyle.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 12
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £724
Distance Learning

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

A new case of dementia arises somewhere in the world every four seconds. Dementia not only affects the individual themselves, but can also devastate their family, friends and entire lifestyle.

Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this

course could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and enhance your understanding of their needs and behaviour.

This course is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in this field of work. This qualification is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more

about dementia.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good understanding of both written and spoken English, as well as knowledge of using IT equipment, will be useful.

This course is split into seven manageable units:

Unit 1: Dementia awareness

Unit 2: Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach

Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but access to IT equipment and the Internet is required.

You will complete workbooks using our online platform with 1:1 coach / tutor support.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. On completion, the portfolio of evidence is submitted in an online format.

You could consider qualifications in:

  • Business Administration Principles
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  • NVQ Business Administration

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

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 26, 2021 1:50 pm