Course Title Level 1 Introduction to Dementia (NCFE Unit)
Level: 1
Code 10

Overview of the Course

This qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties; dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues and develop knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.

What topics will I study?

The topics covered include:

  • Know the importance of a person centred approach when working with individuals with dementia.
  • Know the main causes and effects of dementia.
  • Understand the importance of effective communication for individuals with dementia.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is ideal for anyone who is considering a career in health and social care or who has an interest in finding out more about dementia.


This qualification can lead to further study in health and social care or provide knowledge for those wishing to enter the health and social care sector.

What are the entry requirements?

You will be asked to complete an initial assessment when you attend your enrolment.


Two weeks.


1st and 8th June

Two weeks from commencement.


You will attend class 1 day for 2 weeks


This course is free however eligibility criteria applies. If you do not meet the eligibility criteria it will cost £95.

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