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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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L2 Principles of Dementia Care Level 2 | Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (RQF)

Information Dates and Enrolment

Eligibility criteria for this course:

  • You must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/20
  • You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • You must currently reside in England,
  • You understand that this is a Level 2 qualification and a good level of English and Maths is beneficial to completing.
  • You understand the typical duration of this course is 12 weeks and you will need self-commitment to allow yourself sufficient time to provide detailed responses to the assignments.

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Summary

Please note you may only enrol on one course at a time, however you may enrol on additional courses upon completion of your current course.

You will need to understand that:

  • This is a Level 2 qualification and a reasonable level of English is beneficial to completing
  • The typical duration of this course is 12 weeks and self-commitment should be made to allow yourself time to provide detailed responses to the assignments.
  • We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course

Course Information

Healthcare providers are always looking for candidates who have completed dementia training. UK and international learners will be making the perfect first steps towards a career in the health and social care sector by completing our Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care.

This qualification ensures that your learners develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, and covers the benefits of positive communication, use of medication and importance of highly individualised, person-centred care.

Upon completion of their dementia training, UK and international learners could go on to study our Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care.

Unit 1: Dementia awareness

This unit explains what dementia is, the most common types of dementia and the causes associated with them. It also looks at how other people can have an impact on an individual with dementia.

Unit 2: Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

Your learners will look at the knowledge and understanding required to enable an individual with dementia to experience well-being. The role of carers is also covered.

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

Your learners will gain awareness of the different communication needs and abilities of individuals with dementia in order to encourage positive interaction.

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

Your learners will be introduced to equality, diversity and inclusion, which are all important when practising the person-centred care approach.

Unit 5: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person-centred approach

This unit will help your learners understand the medication available to and appropriate for individuals with dementia, and explores the specific needs that some individuals may have when receiving medication.

Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia

Your learners will look at the different behaviours of individuals with dementia and how to respond to certain types of behaviour.

Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

This unit explores how engaging in social activities to enhance mental, physical and social well-being can benefits individuals with dementia.

Benefits of completing this course. You will:

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Improve your skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry
  • Choose when and where to study, as courses are delivered as distance learning
  • Have the support you need to succeed, as personal tutors are assigned to you.

How will I learn?

You will study via an online platform or if preferred you can have paper booklets to research and to submit your answers.

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Additional Information

With you every step of the way!

  • Get more from your online courses, let us help you succeed with bespoke packages led by our dedicated online support team
  • Occupational specialists and tutors just a click away to support you
  • Access to a free online community for those suffering with adverse mental health, 24 hours a day
  • Enjoy incredible discounts while you study with your NUS/Totum student card
  • New to online learning? Require additional support? Let us help you with each step you take.

Department Contact

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2022 @ 8.30am (23 hours ago)

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Part-time 2022

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The course fee can usually be broken down to three components which are Materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationary, books and other equipment), Tution (teaching, classroom etc) and Exams. Depening on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19s studying Full-Time courses have just Material fee costs to pay, over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tution fees to pay. Find out more about Understanding Fees

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