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  • Adult Care
  • Industry
  • Rolling programme
  • Start date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

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Dumfries and Galloway College

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There are approximately 850,000 people in the United Kingdom who have some form of dementia, with numbers expected to rise above one million by 2025. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of the condition and of how to apply the principles of ‘person-centred dementia care’.

This course aims to provide candidates with an understanding of the common types of dementia and their causes. It will help learners to develop an awareness of how the actions of others can affect individuals with dementia and provides candidates with an appreciation of a person-centred approach to dementia care and support.

This is open learning course is fully funded and FREE to all Scottish residents.

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  • Address Dumfries & Galloway College, Dumfries, UK
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 4FD
  • Country United Kingdom

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Updated on November 7, 2023 at 6:40 pm
  • Industry: Adult Care
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: Level 2 College Certificate
  • Course Length: 24 weeks
  • End Date: None - open learning
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: Learn from home
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Start date: Rolling programme

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