Qualification

Certificate, Level 2 (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Duration

123 Hours over 16 Weeks

Starts

01 Aug 2019

Mode of Study

  • Distance Learning
  • Training for Business

Fees

£80

Interests

  • Care

Why take this course?

This qualification gives learners the vital knowledge essential to begin tackling this devastating health condition through understanding what exactly dementia is — explaining how to give support to those who are affected by it. This course will allow learners develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, covering the benefits of positive communication, use of medication and the importance of highly individualised, person–centred care. This course is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in this field of work. This qualification is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about dementia.

What you will experience

This course will ensure that learners develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, covering the benefits of positive communication, use of medication and the importance of highly individualised, person–centred care. It is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.