NSCG | Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
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Course overview

The course will cover the following topics: Dementia awareness, the person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia, understanding the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia, understanding equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care, understanding the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach, understand behaviour in the context of dementia and understanding the benefits of engaging in activities in social care.

What else do I need to know?

This is an online learning course and will require the learner to commit to self study hours in order to complete the assessments.

What are the entry requirements?

Be working or volunteering in a health and social care environment or other relevant working environment; have a basic level of English in order to complete the written assessments.

How is it assessed?

Each learner will be assessed via interactive online resources and end of unit assessment questions. Assessments must be completed in the agreed timescale and submitted to the assessor who will then provide feedback, advice and guidance, and, additional support where needed.

What financial support is on offer?

A range of financial support may be available for adult students to help towards the cost of your fees, equipment, childcare and/or other expenses while studying, depending on your personal circumstances and the course you are studying. For full details please visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

There are further Level 2 certificates that you may progress to, which include: mental health problems, end of life, and infection control, care planning, autism, learning disabilities, equality and diversity, nutrition. Also you may progress to a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care or progress on to an apprenticeship within the sector.

How do I find out more?

Contact the Work Based Learning Health and Social Care Team, Tel: 01782 254114 or 01782 254121

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