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Dementia Care Level 3

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Available for applications L300071D/1 - 1 Day VARIOUS Distance Learning £ 811*

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

This course would be of particular use to anyone who in a professional or personal capacity wish to know more about assisting those with dementia in order to improve the quality of life for those suffering with the condition.

The purpose of the qualification is to develop learners knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia including:

  • Types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
  • Person-centred approaches in dementia care
  • The roles of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care support
  • The use of medication to support individuals with dementia

This course is fully online so you will need regular and reliable access to suitable equipment and broadband.

You will study…

  • Communication and interaction in dementia care and support
  • Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia care
  • The administration of medication to individuals with dementia
  • Understanding dementia
  • Understanding equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support
  • Understand how individuals with dementia can be supported to exercise rights and choices
  • Understand the use of person-centred approaches to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia

You may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 2 dementia care qualification, or qualifications in health care or social care contexts.

This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore no real work environment placement is required.


Studying a Craven College Distance learning course is a great way to gain a FREE* accredited qualification in your spare time! It’s the perfect solution for those with busy work or home lives who would like to study where and when it suits them.

After completing an induction, you will be provided with all the learning materials you need and will receive the highest level of support and guidance from our experienced professional tutors.

Further Study

  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care


Successful completion of this qualification will support learners to progress into employment within the health and social care sector.

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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