Qualification reference: RQF 603/0196/X
By successfully completing this course, you will:
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.
This course will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects. It enables learners to understand types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis, person-centred approaches in dementia care, the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support and the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.
Our training is split into seven units:
No practical training is required to complete this course.
You do not need to have any additional qualifications before studying this course, however, you might find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in a health and social care related area.
Learners should be at least 16 to undertake this qualification.
On successful completion of this course you will achieve the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care qualification.
The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care is a regulated qualification. This means it is a nationally recognised qualification, regulated by Ofqual in England.
This qualification will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. The qualification doesn’t infer competence in the work role, but can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in or towards a dementia care role.
You can complete 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.
At the end of each unit there will be an assignment, which is submitted to your tutor for feedback. To achieve the qualification, you will need to successfully complete all units in the course.
If you have any questions, or would like feedback or encouragement about your course or your studies then you can contact our friendly tutors by phone, email or post.
There are three ways that we deliver this course (please select one at enrolment):
You will receive your course units in paper format by post, your assignments can be completed and then submitted to us by post or email.
As you submit your assignments your next course units will be sent out for you to complete when it suits you.
You will receive your course units in paper format by post, all assignments will be completed and submitted to your tutor online.
As you submit each assignment your next course unit will be mailed out for you to study when it suits you.
Your course units can be accessed and your assignments completed via our online learning platform.
You will be able to progress through your course whenever and wherever you wish – all you need is access to the internet, and a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Health and Harmony Magazine
Enrol on this course and you will receive a complimentary issue of Health & Harmony, our inspirational full colour magazine. Giving complementary and natural health updates and news, it also includes student profiles, lists the most recent award winners, and provides interesting articles and short stories.
There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:
*NCFE CACHE registration fee of £58 applies