POSITIVE DEMENTIA CARE COURSE
Health Care Courses
Approximate Study Time
90 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £80.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £40.00
Approximate Delivery Time
2-3 Working Days (Royal Mail Delivery)
The Positive Dementia Care Ė Level 2 Course is ideal for people either interested in, or currently engaged, in a nursing/residential care environment.
This Positive Dementia Care course explains facts about dementia and shows students how they can combine key ingredients of people-centred care in order to improve the daily life of those with dementia. To provide excellent quality care, care-staff will learn to recognise people with dementia as whole individuals, and understand all the needs that sufferers with varying conditions have.
Dementia itself is not a single actual disease or illness, but is an umbrella term used to describe lots of different types of conditions, all of which have one thing in common; they attack and destroy the cells in the brains of people with a dementia.
On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 2 Certificate Award.
The Course covers the following Units:-
Unit 1: Realising Feelings Matter Most in Dementia Care
Unit 2: Dementia, the Brain and Peopleís Feelings
Unit 3: Valuing a Personís Well-Being
Unit 4: Working Positively with a Personís Disability
Unit 5: Becoming a Person-centred Dementia Care Worker
Unit 6: Communicating with a Person with Dementia through Feelings
Unit 7: Focusing on the person when providing Personal Care
Unit 8: Creating a Positive, Meaningful, Active Day
Unit 9: Appreciating How Behaviours Link to Feelings
Unit 10: Applying Person-Centred Care
There are no particular entry requirements.
Course Duration & Support:
You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Positive Dementia Care course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
Assessment is by a series of tutor marked assignments and a final end of course multi-choice questionnaire.
The Certification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a Positive Dementia Care Certificate of Achievement by NCFE.
The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqualís Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government, and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
NCFE accreditation gives assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous requirements of a national awarding organisation. NCFE accreditation also gives formal recognition to courses which result in the award of a certificate of achievement but does not qualify you for a nationally recognised qualification. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.
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