Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 14 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


This qualification aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with Dementia. It covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues around the use of medication for those with Dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Dementia Awareness. Person-centred Approach to the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia. Factors that Influence Communication and Interaction for Individuals. Understanding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care. Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia. Behaviour in the Context of Dementia. Benefit of Engaging in Social Activities.

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice. You can also apply for a Level 3 distance learning course in Dementia Care.

Additional Information

This qualification can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in, or towards, a Dementia care role. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home.
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification.
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is only a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw.
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