Principles of Dementia Care Certificate Level 2

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    Part Time

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    Eight Months

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The Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care Certificate is designed for anyone working or hoping to work in adult health and social care and for those who support family/friends with Dementia.

It will develop your knowledge and understanding of what dementia is and how to support individuals with dementia. This includes understanding a range of theoretical models and types of dementia.

The benefits of engaging in activities are also explored. This qualification is intended to update and continue your professional development (CPD) and to develop knowledge/skills relevant to the occupational specialisation.

You will have 1-1 support from an assessor within the health and social care department. Your assessor is occupational competent and will support and work with you throughout the qualification period.

Please note - Learners studying a Health and Social Care course need to meet current Government legal requirements relating to COVID-19 vaccination status when working in the health and social care sector. This means learners must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, this includes being double vaccinated and having received a booster. Learners need to meet this legal requirement to be able to attend placement, without attending placement learners cannot complete their qualifications.

If you think you may be medically exempt from the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination. Learners will need to provide evidence of an NHS Covid pass medical exemption. There is further guidance on how to apply for a medical exemption and prove you are unable to get vaccinated on the government website.

What will I do?

During the Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care Certificate you will study:

  • Unit 1 - Dementia awareness
  • Unit 2 - The 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

There are no formal entry qualifications for the Level 2 Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Certificate.

This course will take you eight months to complete.

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

If you do not qualify for funding this course will cost you £462.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

This course is assessor led. You will be assessed by a qualified assessor on a monthly basis throughout the duration of the course

Completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 3 course at the college.

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