This level 2 unit is a mandatory unit for the QCF award and certificate in dementia care and the dementia pathway of the diploma in health and social care. It has 3 credits (17 guided learning hours) and is a knowledge unit.
Trainer pack contains:
- Full guidance to run a short session (approx 1½ hrs) for each learning outcome of the unit, and meet the recommended guided learning hours
- Exercise materials and handouts
- CD-ROM with PowerPoint slides, printable materials, evidence log and certificates of completion
- Model answers to assessment questions in learner workbook
- Evaluation form
Assessment centres, managers and trainers in health and social care organisations providing services to adults with dementia and working to qualify staff on the QCF Framework.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 24 June 2011
Content: Understand what dementia is; understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia; know the most common types of dementia; understand factors relating to an individual's experience of dementia.
David Moore is a training and development officer for the adults’ services training department at West Sussex County Council. David’s background is in mental health and working with people with dementia. He has managed a number of services specifically for people with dementia, including one of the first services for younger people in the UK. David worked for Dementia Care Matters Ltd. for four years before becoming the chief assessor for Education and Development International’s vocationally-related qualification in dementia care. David has a BSc and an MSc in health psychology and is a qualified dementia care mapper.
Kirsty Jones is a training and development officer for the adults’ services training department at West Sussex County Council. She has predominately worked within domiciliary care, supporting people with dementia to live in their own homes. Kirsty has worked as a training and development officer at West Sussex County Council for five years and during this time she has trained to become a qualified dementia care mapper and been responsible for the implementation of dementia care mapping within day services across West Sussex. Kirsty is a qualified QCF assessor and is currently studying at diploma level in person-centred dementia care.