Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

The primary purpose of this qualification is to help you prepare to enter, or progress within, employment within the Health or Social Care sector in a variety of job roles where an understanding of dementia and the care of people with dementia is required. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.

This qualification will develop your underpinning knowledge and understanding to support your role working in dementia care.

This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for people with dementia. You’ll develop knowledge of person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for people with dementia, and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care contains 7 mandatory units to help you gain knowledge and understanding in these areas:

  • Dementia awareness
  • The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  • Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  • Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Are you interested in this course? Please contact us to find out entry requirements and more!

Course Summary

Length of study:   10/12 weeks

Start month: Anytime

Term dates

Study campus: Henley

Study option(s): Part time

Course level: Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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