Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF)

(QRN – 603/5456/2)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF) is aimed at learners who wish to gain the understanding and knowledge of care for, and communication with, individuals with dementia. The qualification covers the causes of dementia, communication, and approaches to dementia care.

 

 

Qualification Structure

To successfully gain the Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF) learners must complete all mandatory units achieving a total of 13 credits.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Progression Routes

Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in End of Life Care

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

 

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory Units
Dementia awareness J/601/2874 2 17 2
The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia H/601/2879 2 17 2
Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals who have dementia A/601/9434 2 19 3
Equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care practice Y/601/9277 2 24 3
Approaches to enable rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks H/601/9282 2 25 3