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- Course type Distance learning course
- Duration 100 Hours, Part-time
- Qualification Level 2 Certificate
- Awarded by EDI
Exam is included.
Tutor is available to students.
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Positive Dementia Care Certificate. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Positive Dementia Care is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 2 Positive Dementia Care course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
This course is ideal for people either interested in, or currently engaged, in a nursing / residential care environment.
This course explains facts about dementia and shows students how they can combine key ingredients of people-centred care in order to improve the daily life of those with dementia. To provide excellent quality care, care-staff will learn to recognise people with dementia as whole individuals, and understand all the needs that sufferers with varying conditions have.
HOME STUDY SUPPORT
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
The EDI certificate is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments together with an end of course multiple-choice questionnaire.
Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a nationally recognised certificate will be awarded by EDI as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
We recommended you spend approximately 100 hours of your time studying for the course name. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.
Get started today, and you can earn your Level 2 EDI Certificate in Positive Dementia Care in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.
HOME STUDY COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Positive Dementia Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
The EDI Level 2 Positive Dementia Care course is divided into ten comprehensive modules:
Module 1: Realising Feelings Matter Most in Dementia Care
Module 2: Understanding Dementia, the Brain and People’s Feelings
Module 3: Valuing a Person’s Well-Being
Module 4: Working Positively with a Person’s Disability
Module 5: Becoming a Person-centred Dementia Care Worker
Module 6: Communicating with a Person with a Dementia through Feelings
Module 7: Focusing on the person when providing Personal Care
Module 8: Creating a Positive, Meaningful, Active Day
Module 9: Appreciating How Behaviours Link to Feelings
Module 10: Applying Person-Centred Care
No prior knowledge or experience is required.