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Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

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Course CodeM0621
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionThe Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care is the ideal qualification for individuals wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding of Dementia and "Person Centred Care".
Study OutlineThis nationally recognised qualification is designed to provide individuals with an understanding of the different forms of Dementia and how to support individuals with this illness through "Person-Centred Care". It covers issues such as the influence of positive communication methods, issues around the use of medication and the importance of providing appropriate activities.
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the BPO team on 02476243504 or email bpo@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Awarding BodyNCFE
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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