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Principles of Dementia Care Certificate

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Distance Learning
Duration   12 weeks.


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and cases are rising – by 2051, it’s expected that two million people in the UK will have dementia. If you work with people with dementia, it’s important that you understand the condition and know how to provide the best possible care for each individual. In our level 2 Principles of Dementia Care course, you will learn all about approaches to dementia care. You’ll gain insight into how dementia affects the way people behave and interact, as well as how best to communicate with people who have dementia.

  What You Will Learn

Understand the different forms of dementia
Learn how to support individuals through person-centred care
Develop knowledge and understanding of care
Learn positive communication methods
Learn issues around the use of medication

  Entry Requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

  Work Experience

N/A

  Assessment

Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.

  Progression

L2 Adult Care Worker

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  Tags


# Dementia # person-centred # care # communication # medication

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