Course Name: Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care (Distance Learning)

Entry Requirements

Please contact our Distance Learning team in the first instance should you wish to express your interest in this or any of our Distance Learning courses.

Email distancelearning@darlington.ac.uk or telephone the team directly on 01325 503126

To qualify for this FREE*** opportunity you must be 19 years old before August 2019 and have lived in England for 3 years or more.

*If you are aged between 19 and 23 then you must already possess a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent

*Please speak to us if you are currently enrolled on an FE/ HE programme of study

*Not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship

What's Involved

This course is split into seven manageable units;

- 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

Course modules could be subject to change. You will be made aware of any amendments to the programme prior to enrolment.

Course Assessment Method

Online assessments.

What's Next

Gain a nationally recognised qualification to assist you in your chosen career pathway.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
Level: Level 2
Awarding Body: CACHE
Academic Year: 19/20
Start Date: August 2019

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