Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate In The Principles of Dementia Care (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate In The Principles of Dementia Care (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7349/X)

 

 

Qualification Overview

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (RQF) is aimed at learners who are currently working or intend to work in a health care setting.

 The aim of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (RQF) is to provide learners with the understanding of awareness in dementia. The Qualification will provide the learners with the knowledge to be able to provide care for those with dementia.

Learners will develop knowledge of person-centre care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for people with dementia, and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (RQF) a learner must complete 7 mandatory units achieving a total of 15 credits.

 

 

Leaner 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 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 3 Certificate Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)
  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship I Health (Healthcare Support Services)

 

 

Age Ranges

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

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

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Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credits
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 the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia T/601/9416 2 18 2
Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care A/601/2886 2 20 2
Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach K/601/9199 3 15 2
Understand behaviour in the context of dementia J/504/2396 2 20 3
Understand the Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care K/602/4645 2 16 2