Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Course Overview

  • 16 - 20 weeks
  • 399.00

Course Summary

This course is ideal for those already employed in the health and social care sector who wish to upskill and develop their knowledge of dementia and dementia care, home carers or individuals looking into a career in the care profession.

This course is split into seven manageable units:
Unit 1: Understanding dementia
Unit 2: Understand how person-centred approaches are used to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3: Principles of communication and interaction in dementia care and support
Unit 4: Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia care
Unit 5: Principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support
Unit 6: Understand how to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights
Unit 7: Principles of the administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia.

• Gain a nationally recognised qualification
• Establish a long-standing career pathway within the care industry
• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you tochoose when and where to study
• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Qualification Title:

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All candidates must be at least 16 years old and you will be asked to complete a short test at the start of your course that’s known as an initial assessment. This will help to decide which ESOL qualification is right for you.

Where can you take the exam?

You can book your exam for just £75 inc VAT when you are ready at our centre in Whitechapel