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Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Principles of Dementia Care Level 2

The primary purpose of this qualification is to help you prepare to enter, or progress within, employment within the Health or Social Care sector in a variety of job roles where an understanding of dementia and the care of people with dementia is required. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.

This qualification will develop your underpinning knowledge and understanding to support your role working in dementia care. It aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for people with dementia. You will develop knowledge of person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for people with dementia, and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to be:. 
 - aged 19 (as of 31 August in the year before you want to start the course)
 - an EU/UK/EEA citizen (and have residency for at least 3 years)

You must not be enrolled on an apprenticeship when you start the course.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

You will complete a series of assessments within a set time-frame which will be marked by a qualified assessor these will produce the relevant evidence to meet the requirements for the awarding body. On successful completion you will be awarded a nationally recognised level 2 qualification.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

You may wish to study further:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care
STUDY METHODS

As this course is undertaken by distance learning, there is no need to attend the college and you can study at a time that suits you. You will receive a set of comprehensive learning materials on your subject, and have access to a knowledgeable tutor and assessor who will support you throughout the programme.

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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020 7565 1200
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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