NCFE Level 2 Certificate in The Principles of Dementia Care
Training Provider: TheSkillsNetwork
Address: 10-16 Abbey Court
City: Selby
County/State: North Yorkshire
Country: United Kingdom
Price: £99.00
Date Added: December 9, 2013
Listing Expires: 142 Day(s)
Link To Website: http://www.theskillsnetwork...
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Course Description:
The course is suitable for those in the caring profession as well as those looking into a career in this field of work. The qualification is also suitable for anyone who is a home carer or has an interest in learning more about dementia for personal reasons.

The course is completed using paper-based books with online assessments. Your knowledge will be assessed through a series of short answer questions with no examinations.

This course is split into manageable units. These are:

Unit 1: Dementia awareness

This unit explains what dementia is, the most common types of dementia and the causes associated with them. It also looks at how other people can have an impact on an individual with dementia.

Unit 2: The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

Learners will look at the knowledge and understanding required to enable an individual with dementia to experience well-being. The role of carers is also covered.

Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

Learners will gain awareness of the different communication needs and abilities of individuals with dementia in order to encourage positive interaction.

Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

The learners will be introduced to equality, diversion and inclusion which are all important when practicing the person-centred care approach.

Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach

This unit helps learners understand the medication available to and appropriate for individuals with dementia, and explores specific needs that some individuals may have when receiving medication.

Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

Learners will look at the different behaviours of individuals with dementia and how to respond to certain types of behaviour.

Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

This unit explores how engaging in social activities to enhance mental, physical and social well-being can benefit individuals with dementia.

Principles of Dementia Care course