Principles of Dementia Care (Level 3)

Our Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the principles of dementia care will provide you with knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care. Currently in the UK, around 850,000 individuals are living with dementia and unfortunately this number is projected to increase. You will learn an understanding of dementia, various types of dementia, importance of early diagnosis, use of medication and the approaches in dementia care and support, including communication, interaction, and support.

Are You Eligible?

To ensure you are eligible for this online course, check if you align with our check list below:

Aged 19+ as of 31st August 2023

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Funded via the National Skills Fund

You do not hold a level 3 (or higher) qualification in any subject, or, if you do hold a qualification of at least level 3, you must be either unemployed or in employment but earning below the low wage threshold of £20,319.

*Other eligibility criteria may apply

Dementia affects approximately 850,000 people in the UK and is expected to reach one million by 2025, and two million by 2051. Every year, it costs the UK over £26 billion, showing how imperative it is to raise.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Be able to support individuals effectively
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Improve your understanding of caring and support dementia.

What Will You Learn

  • 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 care and support
  • How to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights
  • The administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles Of Dementia Care

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