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Level 2 in Principles of Dementia Care

96P818/A-1819
  1. CampusDirect off Site
  2. Course Length12 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

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.

  • Unit 1 - Dementia Awareness
  • Unit 2 - The Person-Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia
  • Unit 3 - Understand the Factors That Can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals who have Dementia
  • Unit 4 - Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care
  • Unit 5 - Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person-Centred Approach
  • Unit 6 - Understand Behaviour in the Context of Dementia
  • Unit 7 - Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care

    Other Important Info

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Free courses for adults
  • Eligibility criteria will be checked on application
  • Due to the availability of government funding, we're able to offer a range of short qualifications at no cost to applicants aged 19 or over who have lived in the EU for at least three years. Failure to complete your course will result in a fee of ?£125
  • Funded places are limited so please book early to secure your place

    Future Prospects

    By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own personal and professional development, which could also support you in improving your career prospects. You can progress onto another Level 2 or a Level 3 Course and continue your studies.

    Entry Requirements

  • Candidates MUST be aged 19 plus (born before 01/09/1998)
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years
  • Must have access to a computer and have wi fi

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.