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Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care

Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care


Health and Wellbeing

Principles Of Dementia Care


Within the UK Dementia affects around 820,000 people. 70% of people in care homes have dementia or severe memory problems, needing high quality and tailored support for their needs. By completing this qualification, you will understand the cause of dementia and have the knowledge to implement unique care, fundamental to the needs of the individual. 

The qualification isn’t graded, but to be awarded with the certificate, learners must demonstrate their knowledge of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the mandatory units. 


  • Dementia Awareness
  • Appreciation and understanding of the different types of dementia
  • How to support individuals with this condition through person-centred care
  • The influence of positive communication methods
  • Use of medication for those with dementia
  • The importance of offering appropriate activities

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.


If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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