Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care (Level 3)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 14 Weeks
  • You Need 4 Requirements needed View


This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with Dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of Dementia and its effects.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understanding Dementia Understand how Person-Centred Approaches are used to Underpin the Care and Support of Individuals with Dementia Principles of Communication and Interaction in Dementia Care and Support Supporting Positive Interaction, Occupation and Activity in Dementia Care Principles of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care and Support Understand how to Support Individuals with Dementia to Exercise Choice and Rights Principles of the Administration of Medication and Well-being of Individuals with Dementia

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.

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 work around your family and work commitments
You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can help support your family and friends who may have a health condition
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