Level 2 Certificate Dementia Care
Health & Social Care
What is the course about?
This course will ensure you develop essential knowledge about supporting people with dementia. The course will help you gain an understanding of dementia and the different forms that it can take. It also focuses on the benefits of positive communication, use of medication, and the importance of person-centred care
Why should I choose the course?
Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and cases are rising- by 2051, it’s expected that two million people in the UK will have dementia. If you work with people with dementia, it’s essential that you understand the condition and know how to provide the best possible care. Throughout this course, you will learn about approaches to dementia care, how dementia affects the way people behave and interact, and how to effectively communicate with people who have dementia.
What will I learn?
This qualification will cover various aspects of dementia care, including:
- Dementia awareness
- The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
- Understanding the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
- Understand equality, diversity, and inclusion in dementia care
- Understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
- Understanding behaviour in the context of dementia
- Understanding the benefits of engaging in activities in social care.
What will the course lead on to?
If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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