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Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia

To assess learners’ knowledge and understanding of practices in care of individuals with dementia.

Outcomes

  • Understand what dementia is
  • Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • Understand approaches that enable individuals with dementia to experience well-being
  • Understand the role of carers in the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the roles of others in the support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Understand how a person centred approach may be used to encourage positive communication with individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors which can effect interactions with individuals with dementia
  • Understand and appreciate the importance of diversity of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the importance of person centred approaches in the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand ways of working with a range of individuals who have dementia to ensure diverse needs are met

Course Content:

Unit 1: Dementia Awareness

  • Understand what dementia is
  • Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia

Unit 2: The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

  • Understand approaches that enable individuals with dementia to experience well-being
  • Understand the role of carers in the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the roles of others in the support of individuals with dementia

Unit 3: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

  • Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  • Understand how a person centred approach may be used to encourage positive communication with individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors which can effect interactions with individuals with dementia

Unit 4: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

  • Understand and appreciate the importance of diversity of individuals with dementia
  • Understand the importance of person centred approaches in the care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Understand ways of working with a range of individuals who have dementia to ensure diverse needs are met

For more information please contact Sabina 

 

Duration:     72 Hours

Credits:     8

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