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CACHE Award in Awareness of Dementia

Learners will acquire the knowledge to work with those suffering from dementia and discover how to provide professional care to help combat the illness.

Level 3 / CACHE / OLC11

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Course Title:CACHE Award in Awareness of Dementia

Awarding Body:CACHE

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

With 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 suffering from dementia - and with this figure expected to rise to more than two million by 2050 - ensuring our friends, families and loved ones are cared for has never been more important.

 

Luckily the skills and knowledge taught on our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) can instantly provide you with an insight into all aspects of dementia – recognition, diagnosis and its neurology – so you can effectively assist with their care.

 

This online learning course is a fantastic way to expand awareness on dementia, so no matter whether you wish to pursue a career in this field or simply want to support a loved one; you can do so with complete and utter confidence.

 

With every unit you finish, you will acquire a greater understanding of how dementia care works and the difference a person-centred approach can make whilst supplying care to combat the illness.

 

It is truly an insightful course that will enlighten the way you engage, communicate and interact with dementia patients.

Unit 1: Understand the process and experience of dementia

  • Understand the neurology of dementia
  • Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia
  • Understand how dementia care must be underpinned by a person-centred approach


Unit 2: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach

  • Understand the common medications available to and appropriate for, individuals with dementia
  • Understand how to provide person-centred care to individuals through the appropriate and effective use of medication


Unit 3: Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia

  • Understand that individuals with dementia may communicate in different ways
  • Understand the importance of positive interactions with individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors which can affect interactions and communication of individuals with dementia

 

Unit 4: Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

  • Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who have dementia
  • Understand that each individual’s experience of dementia is unique
  • Understand the importance of working in a person-centred way and how this links to inclusion

Course Info

Course Title:CACHE Award in Awareness of Dementia

Awarding Body:CACHE

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Required Knowledge

This course is perfect for anyone simply looking to broaden their awareness on dementia and the various care approaches that can be applied, as no prior experience or knowledge is needed.


If however, you are already working within a health care role, this qualification can add a competitive edge to your CV that will enable you to broaden your experience and specialities within this field.

Assessment

To gain this CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) you will need to pass all 4 mandatory units. This can be achieved by navigating your way through our course lessons and completing 5 written assignments based on your learning. Once read and marked by your tutor - alongside your grading - you’ll receive invaluable feedback which can be used to strengthen results on future assignments.


No formal examinations are required. Nor are you expected to deal with the expense of textbooks. Instead with the help and support of a personal tutor; you will be supplied with all of the course materials, lessons and resources you ever could need to successfully complete this course.


Upon completion of this qualification, learners will be awarded with a CACHE Level 3 certificate and an OLC Diploma.


This qualification is taught, assessed and quality assured by Oakwood Home Learning, a CACHE accredited training provider (centre number 03445.000) who specialise in childcare and early years qualifications delivered through home learning. The course materials and tutor support are provided by Oakwood Home Learning and all students are enrolled through them with CACHE certifications requested by the Oakwood Home Learning on behalf of students who have completed their qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a CACHE Level 3 Certificate and an OLC Certificate.

CACHE are the UK’s leading awarding body within the care and education sectors. Their courses are seen as an industry standard, with many employers requesting CACHE certifications for their roles.

Unit 1: Understand the process and experience of dementia


Unit 2: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach


Unit 3: Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia


Unit 4: Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

Split into 4 units - that can be completed from the comfort of your own home over a 12 month period (following enrolment) - our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia aims to cover all elements of dementia care.


From understanding what dementia is and the benefit of person centred approaches, to learning about the administration of medication, and the importance of communication and interaction; by the end of this online course you will walk away with a qualification that will make you stand out from the crowd.


One of the fantastic things about our online learning courses is that they can be completed at your own pace, without any interference from your existing job. Instead you can register onto this course and after a minimum of 86 hours guided learning, achieve an impressive CACHE qualification.


Similarly, our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia may be a distance learning course - and yes it may be designed to be completed online - however you will never be alone.


From the moment you register and receive your login credentials, you will gain access to your very own personal tutor; who aside from supplying you with course materials and resources (available 24/7/365 days a year), will always be on hand to answer any questions, queries or concerns you may have.


In fact, our course tutors are experts in their field and are actively involved in the creation of our course materials; meaning the advice and pointers they give can greatly help you to improve your skills and learning experience. More importantly, their expertise can help you to more effectively learn how to work closely with those suffering from dementia.


PLEASE NOTE: this is a knowledge only qualification, so no work experience/placements are required. Nor are you expected to do any practical assessment. All assessments comprise of written assignments which are based on the lesson materials provided. The certification fee is included with your course fees.

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With 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 suffering from dementia - and with this figure expected to rise to more than two million by 2050 - ensuring our friends, families and loved ones are cared for has never been more important.

 

Luckily the skills and knowledge taught on our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) can instantly provide you with an insight into all aspects of dementia – recognition, diagnosis and its neurology – so you can effectively assist with their care.

 

This online learning course is a fantastic way to expand awareness on dementia, so no matter whether you wish to pursue a career in this field or simply want to support a loved one; you can do so with complete and utter confidence.

 

With every unit you finish, you will acquire a greater understanding of how dementia care works and the difference a person-centred approach can make whilst supplying care to combat the illness.

 

It is truly an insightful course that will enlighten the way you engage, communicate and interact with dementia patients.

Unit 1: Understand the process and experience of dementia

  • Understand the neurology of dementia
  • Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia
  • Understand how dementia care must be underpinned by a person-centred approach


Unit 2: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach

  • Understand the common medications available to and appropriate for, individuals with dementia
  • Understand how to provide person-centred care to individuals through the appropriate and effective use of medication


Unit 3: Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia

  • Understand that individuals with dementia may communicate in different ways
  • Understand the importance of positive interactions with individuals with dementia
  • Understand the factors which can affect interactions and communication of individuals with dementia

 

Unit 4: Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

  • Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who have dementia
  • Understand that each individual’s experience of dementia is unique
  • Understand the importance of working in a person-centred way and how this links to inclusion
Required Knowledge

This course is perfect for anyone simply looking to broaden their awareness on dementia and the various care approaches that can be applied, as no prior experience or knowledge is needed.


If however, you are already working within a health care role, this qualification can add a competitive edge to your CV that will enable you to broaden your experience and specialities within this field.

Assessment

To gain this CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) you will need to pass all 4 mandatory units. This can be achieved by navigating your way through our course lessons and completing 5 written assignments based on your learning. Once read and marked by your tutor - alongside your grading - you’ll receive invaluable feedback which can be used to strengthen results on future assignments.


No formal examinations are required. Nor are you expected to deal with the expense of textbooks. Instead with the help and support of a personal tutor; you will be supplied with all of the course materials, lessons and resources you ever could need to successfully complete this course.


Split into 4 units - that can be completed from the comfort of your own home over a 12 month period (following enrolment) - our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia aims to cover all elements of dementia care.


From understanding what dementia is and the benefit of person centred approaches, to learning about the administration of medication, and the importance of communication and interaction; by the end of this online course you will walk away with a qualification that will make you stand out from the crowd.


One of the fantastic things about our online learning courses is that they can be completed at your own pace, without any interference from your existing job. Instead you can register onto this course and after a minimum of 86 hours guided learning, achieve an impressive CACHE qualification.


Similarly, our CACHE Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia may be a distance learning course - and yes it may be designed to be completed online - however you will never be alone.


From the moment you register and receive your login credentials, you will gain access to your very own personal tutor; who aside from supplying you with course materials and resources (available 24/7/365 days a year), will always be on hand to answer any questions, queries or concerns you may have.


In fact, our course tutors are experts in their field and are actively involved in the creation of our course materials; meaning the advice and pointers they give can greatly help you to improve your skills and learning experience. More importantly, their expertise can help you to more effectively learn how to work closely with those suffering from dementia.


PLEASE NOTE: this is a knowledge only qualification, so no work experience/placements are required. Nor are you expected to do any practical assessment. All assessments comprise of written assignments which are based on the lesson materials provided. The certification fee is included with your course fees.

Unit 1: Understand the process and experience of dementia


Unit 2: Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach


Unit 3: Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia


Unit 4: Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

Upon completion of this qualification, learners will be awarded with a CACHE Level 3 certificate and an OLC Diploma.


This qualification is taught, assessed and quality assured by Oakwood Home Learning, a CACHE accredited training provider (centre number 03445.000) who specialise in childcare and early years qualifications delivered through home learning. The course materials and tutor support are provided by Oakwood Home Learning and all students are enrolled through them with CACHE certifications requested by the Oakwood Home Learning on behalf of students who have completed their qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a CACHE Level 3 Certificate and an OLC Certificate.

CACHE are the UK’s leading awarding body within the care and education sectors. Their courses are seen as an industry standard, with many employers requesting CACHE certifications for their roles.

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