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  • Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care

Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care

The Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care is suitable for candidates who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the condition of dementia, and of how to apply the principles of person-centered dementia care.This will take 12 weeks to complete and consists of 3 written assessments.

This course is currently being subsidised by the college so that you can enrol for the course free of charge.

Courses are only free to people who have lived in England for the past 3 yrs, are aged 19 years or over and are not currently accessing any other government funded training.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

Course fees:

Material: £0:00 Exam: £0:00 Tuition: £0:00

Awarding Body:

NCFE Click here to view the assessment questions
What You Will Learn
Entry Requirements
Employment Information
How Assessed?
  • 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.
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