TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

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Distance Learning

Fully-Funded Digital Learning.

Course Information

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


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 / 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

Assessment Types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Level 1 English

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Course Details


12 Weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Yorkshire Centre for Training and Development
Leeds City College
Leeds City College