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Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Awareness of Dementia

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
19-23yrs
Fees
24yrs +
17ADE16AL2/1 12/06/2018 20/06/2018 2 Tu W 17:00 - 20:00 Macclesfield College £70.00 Fee Code: £70.00Fee Code:
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Course Information

Overview
The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge and awareness of dementia for those working in social care settings and is aimed at those working for local authorities or private commercial homeowners.

Who is it for?
The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge and awareness of dementia for those working in social care settings. It is aimed at learners in school or college, or those working for local authorities or private commercial homeowners.
Learners will develop an understanding and awareness of the causes and symptoms of dementia, allowing for progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. It may also allow learners to progress into employment in social care settings

Entry Requirements
16 years of age or above
It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and maths.

Content
This is a knowledge only qualification; therefore, work experience is not mandatory.
Learners will develop an understanding and awareness of the causes and symptoms of dementia.
There are 4 knowledge units which cover
• Dementia awareness
•The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
• Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
• Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

Assessment
To gain this qualification, learners must achieve the 4 mandatory units
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task

Awarding Body
NCFE CACHE L2 Award in Awareness of Dementia

Additional Information
The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge and awareness of dementia for those working in social care settings and is aimed at those working for local authorities or private commercial homeowners.



Course information code: MPL-20-17