Principles of Dementia Care

TQUK Certificate , Level 2
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The course is well designed and taught well by industry trained experts who are approachable.

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Course Information

Introduction

Fully-Funded Digital Learning.

Overview

This qualification will help you understand what the condition entails, as
well teach how best to support those who are affected by it. The course covers
essential topics such as positive communication techniques and person-centred
approaches that take into account an individual’s needs at every stage of their
journey through this difficult time in life.


Learn how you can best help them in their time of need with professional yet
personable attention during the illness phase too when they may be experiencing
symptoms like confusion due forgetting things previously known just
yesterday.

Course units/modules

  • 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

Benefits and skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery
  • Assessed via activities so no exams
  • Useful for personal development or seeking employment
  • Study at your own pace

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Level 1 English

Assessment types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Course details

Duration: 12 Weeks
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 89227-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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