NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Price: Please contact us for a specific price relating to your circumstances

Duration: 12 weeks



The Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Awareness is suitable for candidates who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the condition of dementia, and of how to apply the principles of person-centred dementia care. 

This Award Aims To: 

  • Provide candidates with an understanding of dementia, the functioning of the brain, and the memory process
  • Encourage candidates to use a person-centred approach in order to understand emotions and behaviours they may find challenging
  • Promote the application of person-centred principles to everyday care activities
  • Provide employers with a structured training programme which will meet the training needs of their employees

Breakdown of The course: 

  • Understanding what Dementia is
  • Person-centred approach to the care and support
  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and Interaction
  • 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

Learning Requirements & Additional Details:

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this award. Candidates wishing to undertake this award should have the minimum level of literacy and numeracy necessary to use the distance learning materials and to complete the assessment tasks

Admittance onto a course of study remains at the discretion of the centre based upon the above criteria.

The Level 2 Certificate in The Principles of Dementia Care provides a sound preparation for further study with the opportunity to progress into employment. 

This course is to be completed via Distance Learning.  Once enrolled on the course a folder will be delivered containing units to read and assessments to complete.  The duration of the course is 12 weeks.

To enroll on this course, contact Dan on (01326) 555472 or press the ‘call me back’ button to make an enquiry.