HABC Level 2 (NVQ) Award in Awareness of Dementia
There are currently over 850,000 people in the UK living with Dementia, and numbers are increasing year on year. This course is aimed at learners looking to further their skills and knowledge and to gain a qualification in Dementia awareness.
The HABC Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
This qualification is made up of 4 mandatory units:
- Dementia Awareness
- The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with Dementia
- Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
- 4. Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care
Dementia and in particular Alzheimer's has become an increasing issue in all areas of care work. It is important that staff in a care environment are aware of the effects of dementia on service users and how to help manage them to the benefit of the affected person.