Course content

What will I learn?

This course will provide you with an understanding and knowledge of exactly what dementia is and how to support those who are affected by it. You will learn skills for caring for people with dementia. Topics covered in this course include:

  • Dementia Awareness
  • Care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Communication and interaction with individuals who has dementia
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

This is a marked course which requires short essay style answers to allow your assigned marker to be able to identify that you have understood the skills and knowledge to meet the awarding body standards. The awarding body for this course is NCFE.

This course has online learning materials and assessments, you will be emailed with a login to access the course.

What qualifications do I need?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.

This course does not require a personal statement.

What can I do after?

This course provides progression to further NCFE programmes.  It is also a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in the health and social care sectors.

Programme Information

Duration: From your start date on the course you have 16-20 weeks to complete your course. You could complete in 10 weeks or use the full 20 weeks- it's up to you. Please be aware that you could be withdrawn from your course if submission dates are vastly overdue. If at any point you are struggling with deadlines you should contact us for an extension which we will assign where possible.

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