Award in Awareness of Dementia

Course Information

  • Course Code: FC235
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Price: £325.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Friday, 31 July 2020

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This course is designed for anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia. It will provide learners with an understanding of the common types of dementia and help learners to develop an awareness of the support framework that exists for people with dementia. The course will also encourage candidates to adopt ‘person-centred' principles to everyday care.

What will I study?

This course will cover:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding person-centre dementia care
  • Understanding ‘challenging' behaviour in the context of dementia
  • Applying a person-centred approach to dementia care
Entry Requirements

There are no entry criteria other than a keen interest in this subject.


How will I be assessed?

This is a distance learning package. You will be provided with a support assessor who will contact you via e-mail and telephone. You will complete assessments for each of the four units. On successful completion you will gain a NCFE accredited certificate.

What can I do next?

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For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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