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Principles of Dementia Care

Dementia Care qualification provides an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia that may be encountered and how to support through person-centred care.

Course Content

  • Understand the different forms of dementia
  • Learn how to support individuals through person-centred care
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of care
  • Learn positive communication methods
  • Learn issues around the use of medication

Dementia affects around 820,000 people in the UK. This figure is likely to rise to one million by 2025 and two million by 2051. It is one of the main causes of disability in later life and with research being desperately underfunded, it costs the UK over £26 billion a year. Understanding dementia and the person-centred care that is required is fundamental to high-quality care.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Improve your understanding of the various forms of dementia and the importance of being respectful at all times
  • Further your personal and professional development

What You Will Learn

  • Unit 1 – Dementia Awareness
  • Unit 2 – The Person-Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia
  • Unit 3 – Understand the Factors That Can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals who have Dementia
  • Unit 4 – Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care
  • Unit 5 – Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach
  • Unit 6 – Understand Behaviour in the Context of Dementia
  • Unit 7 – Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care

Eligibility Criteria

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
  • A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
  • All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.

 

If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact info@orangeboxtraining.com or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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