TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of what dementia is and how to best support individuals with dementia, including understanding a range of theoretical models and different types of dementia.
Within this qualification you will look at the role of carers in the care and support of individuals with dementia. In particular, the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach, how to communicate with individuals who have dementia and understand behaviour in the context of dementia. The benefits of engaging in activities is also explored. This course is intended to update and continue the continual professional development of students’ and to develop knowledge/skills relevant to occupational specialisation.
Free to study.*
There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Core units for this online qualification include:
- Dementia Awareness
- The Person-centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia
- Understand Behaviour in the Context of Dementia
- Understand Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Dementia Care
- Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-centred Approach
- Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care
- Understand the Factors that Can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals Who Have Dementia
All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.
Course length & timescale
Length of programme: 9 weeks
Total qualification time: 150 hours
Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.
*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Distance Learning Coordinators.
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care.