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

All Level 2 Distance Learning courses are funded if you are 19+ years old by 31st August 2021 AND you already hold a full and relevant level 2 qualification (or above).

If you have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification please contact the Distance Learning Team to discuss alternative payment methods.

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: 21/22
Start Date: August 2021

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