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Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care TQUK Level 3 Certificate

This distance course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.

Course content

The aim of this qualification is to enable you to understand the types of dementia and the importance of early diagnoses, person-centred approaches in dementia care, the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support. You will also learn about the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

Assessment methods

Learners can either be provided with a paper resource pack and assessment booklets to complete, or access to an online portal with e-resources and online assessments.


Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care TQUK Level 3 Certificate
Additional information

Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if learners do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.

Course Information & How to Apply

For more information, or to enrol on this course please email

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
To be completed within 24 weeks Flexible £600 Distance Learning K1596

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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
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