The Principles of Dementia Care

NCFE CACHE Level 2 CertificatE

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.

What you will learn

This free course is split into 7 manageable units:

  1. Dementia awareness
  2. Person-centered approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  3. Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  4. Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  5. Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  6. Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  7. Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Benefits

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Create a long-standing career pathway within the care industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed
  • Learners must be aged 19 or over as of the 31/8/2019
  • Learners must be living in Scotland and have lived in the EU for the last 3 years
  • Learners cannot be on another government funded course or apprenticeship
  • Online
  • Paper-based

6-8 weeks

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

This course is available:

  • Paper-based
  • Paper-based learning with online assessments – No exams

NCFE CACHE

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