- UNIT 1: Dementia awareness
- UNIT 2: The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
UNIT 3: Factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
UNIT 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
- UNIT 5: Administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
- UNIT 6: Behaviour in the context of dementia
- UNIT 7: Benefits of engaging in activities in social care
For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site https://www.ncfe.org.uk/qualification-search/ncfe-level-2-certificate-in-the-principles-of-dementia-care-942.aspx
Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.
If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line.
This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.Instructions are available here
and Link to www.learnmyway.com.
This course is suitable for those in the caring profession or looking in a career in this field of work. It is also suitable for those who are a home carer or have an interest in learning more about dementia.
Each candidate is required to give written responses to a work booklet either handwritten or to complete the booklet using an electronic template.
You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete. The course is also available as an online programme.