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.
It will also 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.
|Guided Learning Hours
To achieve the qualification you need to pass all of the online assessments in 7 units.
All units are knowledge only.
|Understand how person-centred approaches are used to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia
|Principles of communication and interaction in dementia care and support
|Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia care
|Principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support
|Understand how to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights
|Principles of the administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia
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.
Delivered and accessed online via EdgeWorks™ Care Academy
1 round of marking and invigilation
NCFE CACHE qualification certificate upon successful completion
Online candidate support
Learner records archived for future tracking and reporting