Franhen Consultancy

Vocational Qualifications

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

Aims and Objective:

This qualification aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. It covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

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.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care learners are required to successfully complete 7 mandatory units.

Entry requirements / Recommendations:

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification; however learners might find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification. Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be 16 to undertake the qualification.

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