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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of
Dementia Care

Qualification reference: RQF 600/6355/5

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia
  • Be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care* – a nationally recognised qualification, regulated by
    Ofqual in England

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This qualification aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia.

You will learn about areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

The qualification can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in or towards a dementia care role.

Syllabus

Our training is split into seven units:

    • Dementia awareness
    • 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
    • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
    • Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach
    • Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
    • Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £55 applies