This qualification aims to develop the knowledge and skills required when providing positive care for people with dementia and their families. This qualification is aligned to the National Dementia Strategy.
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work in social care in either local authority or private care environments. It is also suitable for qualified practitioners who have not covered dementia care in previous qualifications.
You will learn how to:
Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care
The Person-Centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia
Understand the Factors That Can Influence Communication and Interaction with Individuals Who Have Dementia
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
No specific prior learning requirements – students might find it useful to have studied Health and Social Care at Level 2. Interview process to evaluate applicants and discuss pathway.
This qualification does not qualify you to work in social care settings however, it does support you working towards employment and/or to aid career development if you are a social care qualified practitioner.
This course could be free, please contact Student Services on 01422 399367 for further information.
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
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