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Dementia Care - Level 2

Course code: XPZV005P

Subject area: Online Courses

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

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Flexible Start - 31st Jul 2025

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01235 555 585

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care is designed to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of dementia care. This qualification prepares individuals to work effectively with individuals affected by dementia, addressing various aspects of care, pain management, the impact of dementia on end-of-life care, and the role of care workers in times of loss and grief.
The curriculum explores essential aspects of dementia care taking a person-centred approach, including how to provide care to individuals at the end of their lives, manage pain and discomfort, and address the unique challenges posed by dementia. Learners will also gain insights into the loss and grief process. This course not only equips individuals to offer specialized care but also supports career development within the healthcare sector.
Course units
Unit 1: Dementia awareness
Unit 2: The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia
Unit 3: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Unit 4: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach
Unit 5: Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
Unit 6: Understand behaviour in the context of dementia
Unit 7: Understand the benefits of engaging in activities in social care.
What next?
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.
Entry criteria
Learners must be aged 19 or above and have not previously completed a similar qualification to qualify for funding. Some courses may have additional specific prerequisites. Please see fee information for funding requirements, or discuss upon enquiry.
Fee information
These courses are government funded. To be able to study for free you must meet the following criteria:

- You must currently live in England

- You must have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years for purposes other than study

- You must be over the age of 19

- You must not be an apprentice

- You must not be currently studying another funded course.

Individual courses may have additional eligibility criteria, please contact for more information.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £449.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £449.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (600/6355/5)
Learning & method assessment
This course is taught online and can be accessed remotely.