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TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Subject Area
Business & Professional Short Courses
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
9 Weeks

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.

Qualification Outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course Length and 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.

Course Units:

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

Additional Information

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.

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