According to the Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently more than 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, accounting for one in every 14 people over 65. And with the number of people with dementia expected to rise to over 1 million by 2025 – and over 2 million by 2051 – it’s critical that we have workers with the right skills in place to provide these people with the care they’ll need.
The online Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia 600/3095/1 provides learners with a good understanding of dementia: its causes, symptoms and the effects of the condition on the individual as well as their families.
This qualification is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about dementia, including those who have not covered dementia care in previous qualifications, including:
The Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia 600/3095/1 is the ideal qualification for anyone who wants to learn more about dementia. If this is something that would be of interest to the staff in your organisation, get in touch with us. We also offer courses and qualifications that will enable further career development, such as Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care 603/0196/X. EdgeWorks can also help eligible candidates access funding via our Funding Alliance programme, which can cover the cost of your employees gaining valuable qualifications.