Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care for Adults

Course Code: Q257239

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This course aims to assist you to develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. It covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities. 

Units include:

  • dementia awareness
  • person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  • understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  • understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care.

No formal qualifications or previous experience is necessary to enrol on to this course.

You will receive a set of high-quality course materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference.

This course can be started at any point during the year, allowing you to learn in your own time, in your own space, and at a pace that suits you.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification and your VRQ will further your personal and professional development and looks great on your CV.

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