13:00 to 16:00
15 week course
This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.
What will I learn?
The different types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis. Person-centred approaches in dementia care. The role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support. The use of medication to support individuals with dementia.
How will the course be assessed?
Throughout the course you will take part in a range of activities, for example, presentations, group work, independent learning, etc. You will be taught by highly experienced tutors, who will show you practical examples.
Progression and Careers
You will have frequent assignment submissions and receive written feedback from your tutor. In addition, your tutor will give you verbal feedback on practical skills and have 1:1 tutorials about your progress and discussions on progression. You are asked to keep a record of all feedback and discussions and reflect on this in one of the assignments.