Dementia Care

This qualification will assist you in developing your knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia.

free online dementia care course

Level 2 Qualification

100% Online

Flexible Learning

Fully Funded

6 Weeks (average time)

Fully funded by UK Government. Qualifications accredited by NCFE CACHE & TQUK.

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Free online health and social care courses​
Free online health and social care courses​

The Dementia Care Course

Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life and affects around 820,000 people in the UK.

This qualification covers 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.

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What you will learn

Your free course is split into manageable units

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to gain knowledge of what dementia is, the different forms of dementia and how others can have an impact on the individual with dementia.

This unit provides the knowledge and understanding required to enable the individual with dementia to experience well-being.

Learners will be able to develop their knowledge of the person-centred approach to dementia care and support.

This unit provides the underpinning knowledge required to develop awareness of differing communication needs and abilities of individuals with dementia in order to enhance positive interaction.

This unit does not assess competence.

This unit introduces the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice.

This unit is about knowledge and understanding of individuals who may have specific needs for receiving medication because of their experience of dementia.

Learners will develop their knowledge of these medication requirements.

In this unit learners will explore the different forms of behaviour and the factors that affect behaviour in someone with a dementia.

Learners will also learn how to respond to behaviour some people may find ‘challenging’ in an appropriate and supportive manner.

This unit will help learners to understand the benefits of engaging in activities to enhance physical, mental and social well-being in a diverse range of settings.

Get trained and qualified

Provide the best care possible

Your Accredited Certificate

Your level 2 certificate is a record of achievement and your proof of completing the nationally recognised qualification.

Who can benefit

The qualification is suitable for those working in the care profession, or anyone looking into a career in care.

The course is also suitable for home carers or anyone who has an interest in learning more about dementia care.

Career opportunities

  • Aged 19 or over as of 31/8/22
  • Living in England
  • Have lived in the UK/EU/EEA for at least 3 years*
  • Not completed any part of the course before

 

*EEA nationals will need to have obtained either pre-settlement or settled status and provide evidence of this.

your level 2 certificate
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You must complete all 3 steps before you can start your free course

Step 1

Create an account with us via the short form below

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On submission, you will be directed to your secure application form…

Step 2

Complete your funded course application form

Select Continue without an account to start your application.

On submission, you will be taken to your Skills Network user area…

Scroll down and select Start your initial assessment

Step 3

Complete your brief initial assessment

On completion, you will receive an email asking you to accept your funded place.

Once you have accepted your place, you will be enrolled in your course.

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FAQs

If you meet the eligibility criteria then YES!

We connect you with learning providers that use government funding, in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Adult Educational Budget (AEB).

We hope to get you started within 24 hours of completing the full enrolment process but this can vary depending on the learning provider.

Register interest and a course advisor will be in touch to provide you with more specific details.

The courses are designed to allow learners to fit their learning around their employment obligations and can be completed in a number of weeks or months, depending on the level.

Our shorter courses are often completed within 3 weeks, whilst our longer lasting courses can take up to 3 months.

Yes! All of our free courses are 100% online.

All of our courses are accredited by UK government-recognised awarding bodies. These include NCFE CACHE and TQUK, with whom we work closely to ensure our existing courses, and all new ones, meet approved standards of excellence and are certified as such. NCFE CACHE and TQUK are national awarding organisations that design, develops and certifies nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can only take one course at a time but you can take up to 7 in one academic year.

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

The courses we offer are all funded qualifications, meaning you need to be eligible for government funding in order to secure your a place. This information is a funding requirement and proves your eligibility.

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