Who is it for ?
There are approximately 820,000 people in the United Kingdom who have some form of dementia, with numbers expected to rise above one million by 2025. This accredited dementia awareness training course is ideal for health and social care workers or anyone else who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia awareness and of how to apply the principles of ‘person-centred dementia care’ within their health and social care setting. The Dementia Awareness training course (Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia RQF (QCF)) will be highly valuable to people who support those with dementia in a personal or professional capacity.
The dementia awareness training course (distance learning) aims to provide health and social care workers within care settings, including those working within dementia units, with an understanding of the common types of dementia and their causes. This accredited dementia awareness training course at RQF (QCF) Level 2 will help health and social care workers develop an awareness of how the actions of others can affect individuals with dementia. The Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia (RQF (QCF)) will provide candidates with an appreciation of a person-centred approach to dementia care and support and will be invaluable to anyone who supports a client, friend or family member who has dementia.
Employers, particularly in the care sector, will also benefit from its health and social care staff completing this awareness training course on dementia. When staff gain the nationally recognised dementia qualification at RQF (QCF) Level 2 this will demonstrate your commitment to care training in line with mandatory health and social care training and CQC requirements. The Level 2 RQF (QCF) Award in Dementia Awareness training course has been mapped against the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards. Staff who successfully achieve the qualification will have a greater understanding of dementia, increase their professional confidence and enable them to be competent when supporting those service users with dementia.
Our dementia awareness training course on dementia provides an awareness to the condition and is accredited at RQF (QCF) Level 2, the distance learning Award in Awareness of Dementia course consists of four mandatory units:
- DEM 201: Dementia awareness (Credit value: 2) (J/601/2874)
- DEM 202: The person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia (Credit value: 2) (H/601/2879)
- DEM 205: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia (Credit value: 2) (T/601/9416)
- DEM 207: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care (Credit value: 2) (A/601/2886)
Course delivery and assessment
Our dementia awareness training course is delivered via distance learning and includes everything required to ensure successful completion and the certification of the Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia (RQF (QCF)) training course. The health and social care staff who enrol on this dementia awareness training course will be provided with workbooks written by dementia specialists and expert tutor support throughout the course.
Upon successful completion of all the activities required within the dementia awareness training course, a dementia awareness training portfolio of evidence is complied, which demonstrates successful achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each dementia unit of the Level 2 RQF (QCF) Dementia Awareness Award.
By undertaking this awareness training course on dementia, health and social care workers will be able to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and may progress on to further qualifications such as; courses in health and social care, related subjects, or the more in-depth specialist RQF (QCF) Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care.
If you wish to enrol on this accredited Dementia Awareness Training Course then please contact us. Upon payment of the course fees you will be sent a study pack which provides all you need to complete your studies:
- Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
- Self-assessment activities
- Tutor support information
- Assignment marking & feedback