Dementia Care Principles Level 2


At Shipley College, we offer the Dementia Care Principles Level 2 course designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for caring for those with dementia. This course covers person-centred care, positive communication methods, issues related to medication for dementia patients, and the importance of providing appropriate activities.

This course is ideal for individuals working in or aspiring to work in a dementia care role, as well as those looking to improve their skills and knowledge in this area. Our distance learning courses are available regularly, enhancing the practice of individuals working across various industries while also counting towards their Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Note that enrolment is open to individuals aged 18 and over, and typically takes 6-18 weeks to complete.

Completing this certificate can lead to employment opportunities in various sectors and job roles that require an understanding of supporting people with dementia. Don't miss out on this chance to expand your skillset and advance your knowledge in dementia care on 
You must be 18 or over to enrol. These courses require a good level of English, are delivered via distance learning and take 6-18 weeks to complete. To succeed on a distance learning course, you must be motivated to meet deadlines and produce detailed quality work without supervision.

For the vast majority of learners these courses will be fully funded; the enrolments team will contact you after you have enrolled to confirm your eligibility. There is a £125 cancellation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadlines. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.

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