Principles of Dementia Care

Our Principles of Dementia Care course is suitable for those who care for people with dementia. The most common cause of disability in later life is dementia and to provide the best care, it is imperative to understand the condition. You will learn about dementia-related approaches and how to interact and behave with people with dementia, as well as how to communicate effectively with them. If you work in a Health and Social Care setting this course will help you achieve Standard 9 in the Care Certificate – Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities.

Are You Eligible?

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

Aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Available fully funded

Dementia affects approximately 820,000 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 awareness of dementia and understand person-centred care.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Improve your understanding of the reasons why individuals display behaviour that challenges and their impact
  • 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

What Will You Learn

  • 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

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

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