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NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

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Qualification Overview

Total Qualification Time (TQT)
Minimum Age
Level 2
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NOCN Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care is a qualification designed to provide individuals with foundational knowledge and skills for effectively caring for and supporting individuals with dementia. Its purpose is to:

• Promote Understanding: This qualification aims to increase awareness and understanding of dementia, including its causes, symptoms, and the impact it has on individuals and their families. It helps individuals recognise the unique challenges faced by those living with dementia.

• Enhance Quality of Care: It equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide high-quality, person-centred care to individuals with dementia.

• Improve Professional Practice: For individuals working in roles that involve direct care, such as caregivers, healthcare professionals, nursing assistants, or social workers, this qualification can serve as professional development.

• Promote Dignity and Respect: Dignity and respect are fundamental principles in dementia care. The qualification highlights the importance of upholding the dignity and autonomy of individuals with dementia.

Qualification Details

Qualification Structure

Min Credits : 18

Description: The learner must achieve 18 credits from the Mandatory Group.


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