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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Qualification Gained
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
Study Level
Distance Learning, Level 3
Start Date

  Overview

This qualification is designed for learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.

  Key Info

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.
The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:

• Types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
• Person-centred approaches in dementia care
• The role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support
• The use of medication to support individuals with dementia

To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care, learners are required to successfully complete 7 mandatory units.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 Health and Social Care related qualification.

To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. This qualification is internally assessed.

Successful completion of this course will support progression into relevant employment within the health and social care sector. The qualification doesn’t infer competence in the work role, but can be used to support the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed for those working in or towards a dementia care role.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector
• Level 4 qualifications in Health and Social Care

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