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Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

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QUALIFICATION and AWARDING BODY

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care, NCFE CACHE

WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?

This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:

  • types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
  • person-centred approaches in dementia care
  • the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support
  • the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

HOW IS THIS COURSE ASSESSED?

This course is assessed by portfolio/online portfolio. Each individual learner receives one-to-one support from an allocated assessor.

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