NCFE CACHE Dementia Care



Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care is eligible for Funding and is for learners working, or about to work in the health and social care sector, giving them knowledge and understanding in the principles of caring for those with dementia.

Qualification Reference: 600/6355/5

NCFE CACHE Dementia Care Course Aims

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.

NCFE CACHE Dementia Care Course Objectives

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.

Course Units

  1. Dementia awareness
  2. The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
  3. Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
  4. Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
  5. Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach
  6. Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
  7. Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care

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

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified health and social care assessor.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Certificates in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.