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Course Code: NPCHS021/1DL

Course Level: Level 2

Study Mode: Online-Learning

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Gain essential knowledge and skills in supporting individuals living with dementia. Learn about person-centred care, communication strategies and promoting well-being. Explore the principles of dignity, respect and empowerment in dementia care. Join us to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

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.

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.

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

Susan Goodwin, H&SC Assessor
Tel: 01782 254121
Chloe Richards, H&SC Administrator
Tel: 01782 254387
E Mail:

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.

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 more details visit

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12 Weeks

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