A new case of dementia arises somewhere in the world every four seconds. Dementia not only affects the entire lifestyle of the individual themselves, but can also devastate their family and friends.
Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this course could help you care for friends or relatives with dementia and raise your understanding of their needs and behaviour.
This course is split into 7 manageable units:
Unit 1: Dementia awareness
Unit 2: Person centered approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and i nclusion in dementia care
Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care.
This course is suitable for those already in the care profession, or who are looking for a career in this field of work.
This qualification is also suitable for those who have home caring responsibilities or have an interest in learning more about dementia.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Studying via distance learning over approximately a 10-12 week period.
This means you can choose when and where you study.
This course is available:
- Fully Online
- Paper-based learning with online assessments
Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.