Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care Certificate Level 3

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    Part Time

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    8 Months

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This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care. This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.

What will I do?

During the course you will study the following units

  • Types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
  • Person-centred approaches in dementia care
  • The role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support
  • The use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

There are no formal entry qualifications for this course.

You will complete this course in the workplace.

This course will cost £811.

Aged 19+?
If you are aged 19 years or over on the first day of the course and looking to study a Level 3 qualification, you may qualify for course funding through the Career Learning Scheme. To find out more visit our 'Free Adult Courses' page via the 'Student' option at the top of this page, alternatively you can call our Information Line on 01205 313218.

Please be aware that you are liable for the full Career Learning Scheme amount should you cease to attend the course.

If you do not qualify for funding through the Career Learning Scheme, you may qualify for an Advanced Learning Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment, you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £25,000 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more, contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.

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

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

There will be on-going assessment throughout the course, you will be required to build a portfolio. The tutor may carry out other assessment methods to contribute towards the portfolio.

It will be a useful progression route for those working in or wanting to work in Dementia Care.

How to Enquire.

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Alternatively for more information on this course, please call our Information Line on 01205 313218

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