This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.
What will I learn
The different types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis. Person-centred approaches in dementia care. The role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support. The use of medication to support individuals with dementia.
How will the courses be assessed?
Throughout the course you will take part in a range of activities, for example, presentations, group work, independent learning, etc. You will be taught by highly experienced tutors, who will show you practical examples.
There are no specific entry requirements, however GCSE English or equivalent is desirable. Learners may find it helpful if theyâ€™ve already achieved a Level 2 health and social care related qualification.
This qualification will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector.
Progression onto the Level 3 Understanding Mental Health or the Access to Higher Education Health and science.