Principles of Dementia Care

A new case of dementia arises somewhere in the world every four seconds. Dementia not only affects the individual themselves, but can also devastate their family, friends and entire lifestyle.

Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care industry, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect place to start, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain from this course could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and enhance your understanding of their needs and behaviour.

To enrol on this course, use the ‘Contact Us’ page or press the ‘call me back’ button to make an enquiry.


Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Improve your understanding of the various forms of dementia and the importance of being respectful at all times

Further your personal and professional development

What you will learn:

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

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 24+, or if 19-23 must have completed a Level 2 or above qualification previously.
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study