Certificate in the principles of dementia care

The level 2 certificate in the principles of dementia care has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge to care for someone with dementia.

Carer helping an elderly woman while getting her Certificate in dementia care
Course overview

At a glance

Level

2

Duration

9 weeks

Location

Online

About the course

This course is great for anyone in the health and social care sector who is looking to advance their skills in dealing with dementia and who want to enhance their knowledge of the condition.

This short course will run via weekly webinars, giving you the opportunity to do your coursework at home. You will receive a professional Level 2 qualification awarded to you by TQUK.

 

Is this course right for you?

This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 19 and working in the health and social care sector. Whether you are at a junior or senior level it is a valued qualification to apply for.

It is an ideal programme for you if you are working with or will work with adults experiencing dementia in a care home or a domestic setting. Additionally it is suitable for you if you wish to develop your general knowledge and understanding of dementia.

Realise epitomises what a positive partnership working can achieve. They are professional and supportive of myself and my staff.

Dr Louise May, Director and Owner of Kare Plus Wirral and Liverpool

Thanks to Realise, we can offer new caregivers a recognised qualification, which has provided us with some amazing new staff.

Michael, Recruitment and Training Manager, Home Instead

What you’ll learn

Learning topics include:

  • Dementia Awareness
  • Understanding the benefits of engaging in activities in social care
  • The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
  • Understanding the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Understanding equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  • Understanding behaviour in the context of dementia

Need more information?

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How you’ll learn

Throughout the course you will receive support for your learning and have access to trainers.

You’ll learn through:

  • Live webinars
  • Remote working
  • Dedicated support

Frequently asked questions

Who should study principles of dementia care?
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The principles of dementia care course is an ideal programme for you if you are working with or will work with adults experiencing dementia in a care home or a domestic setting. Additionally, it is suitable for you if you wish to develop your general knowledge and understanding of dementia.

How do you care for a dementia patient?
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This course will better equip you to care for dementia patients. It will cover dementia awareness, engaging in activities, a person-centred approach, medication, communication, behaviour and equality, diversity and inclusion.
How long does it take to complete this course?
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Typically, it will take around nine weeks to complete the level 2 principles of dementia care course.

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