Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate In The Principles of Dementia Care (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7349/X)
Qualification OverviewFocus 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 dementia and 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 StructureIn 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 RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Progression RoutesLearners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 2 Award in Understanding Dementia (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate In The Principles of Dementia Care (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credits|
|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|
Health and Social Care