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Principles of Dementia Care Certificate Level 3

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK today, with this number expected to rise to over one million by 2025. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. It allows learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects. Learners will gain an understanding of the types of dementia, the importance of early diagnosis and the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support.

Course Content;
¦ Understanding dementia
¦ How person-centred approaches are used to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia
¦ Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia
¦ Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support
¦ How to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights
¦ The administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Location
James Watt College
Next Start Date
19/04/2021
Course Length
26 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is funded and available for learners age 19 and above who have lived in the UK for 3 years+

Delivery and Assessment

All resources will be made available to you via an online e-learning platform or paper based format with support from your allocated Assessor.

Progression

Once you have successfully completed this course you could continue to study other NCFE courses or secure employment in the health and social care sector.