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Principles of Dementia Care Level 3

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Call 01756 693 800 L300071D/1 - - Weeks VARIOUS Distance Learning £ 811*
Exam: £69

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

This qualification enables learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects. This course is suitable for anyone who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care.

You will study …

  • Understanding Dementia
  • Understand How Person-Centred Approaches are Used to Underpin the Care and Support of Individuals With Dementia
  • Principles of Communication and Interaction in Dementia Care and Support
  • Supporting Positive Interaction, Occupation and Activity in Dementia Care
  • Principles of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care and Support
  • Understand How to Support Individuals With Dementia to Exercise Choice and Rights
  • Principles of the Administration of Medication and Well-Being of Individuals With Dementia

For each unit, a set of knowledge questions are issued as the formal assessment. Your tutor will provide feedback following the completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.


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 your named tutor.

Further Study

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 4 qualifications in Health and Social Care

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 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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