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Level 3 Certificate Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK today, with this number expected to rise to over one million by 2025. This level 3 course will enable you to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects, as well as the knowledge you need for caring for individuals with dementia. You 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.

Why should I choose the course?

Completing this course will allow you to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification whilst furthering your professional development. As the course is delivered via distance learning, you will be able to learn from the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you.

What will I learn?

Throughout the course you will cover the following units:

  • 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 to exercise choice and rights
  • The administration of medication and wellbeing of individuals with dementia.

How is the apprenticeship delivered?

NA

What will the course lead on to?

After completing this course, you may wish to develop your knowledge further by undertaking a related course. The college offers a wide range of accredited or non-accredited courses. Please see the website or speak to our Learner Services Team for more information.

Are there any links with industry and university?

NA

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.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

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 formal entry requirements, but you will be expected to have a pre-enrolment meeting/conversation to assess that this is the right level and subject course for you. You must be able to cope with level 3 study skills in order to complete this course.

What are my funding options?

For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

You will be required to pay a £200 fee if you enrol but do not complete the course.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
887
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE if you are 19+ studying for your first full level 3 qualification or you are in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. * This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. *Subject to terms & conditions.

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
887
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
This course is FREE if you are 19+ studying for your first full level 3 qualification or you are in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. * This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. *Subject to terms & conditions.

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