Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF)
(QRN – 603/5456/2)
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.
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.
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
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|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|