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Where will this course lead?

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.

What will I study?

  • 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

How will this course be delivered?

12 weeks distance learning (3 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 01789 266245 / professionals@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and have lived within the European Economic Area (EEA) for at least 3 years. You must be based in England; however some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or higher education training programme.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

Location

Solihull College & University Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HEFBG013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning