Principles of Dementia Care TQUK Level 2 Certificate Study Mode: Part-time | Course Level:
Are you wanting to learn about the principles of dementia care? This course has been developed to enable you to grow your understanding of dementia care and with that knowledge take the next steps in your chosen career.
Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this course could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and enhance your understanding of their needs and behaviour.
This course is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in this field of work. This qualification is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about dementia.
No previous qualifications required.
During this course you will study:
Unit 1: Dementia awareness
Unit 2: Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social careBy studying this course you will:
By studying this course you will:
Develop your understanding of dementia care
Learn how dementia works and how to care for people with dementia
Develop an appreciation for dementia care
Develop your confidence in dealing with service users with dementia
Understand how dementia care is applied in the health and social care industry
This is an assessment based course so there are no exams.
The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in health and social care.
After you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to a level 3 certificate in understanding principles of dementia care, or any of our other online courses we have to offer, such as certificate in falls prevention awareness, certificate in the principles of end of life care or certificate in understanding behaviour that challenges.
Gain a nationally recognised qualification
Create a long-standing career pathway within the care industry
Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.