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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
Y/601/9277
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

This unit needs to be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development Assessment Principles.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion when working with individuals with dementia.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain what is meant by:

    • diversity

    • equality

    • inclusion.

  • 1.2

    Explain why an individual with dementia has unique needs and preferences.

  • 1.3

    Describe how an individual with dementia may feel excluded.

  • 1.4

    Describe why it is important to include an individual with dementia in all aspects of care practice.

  • 1.5

    Explain how values, beliefs and misunderstandings about dementia can affect attitudes towards an individual.


2

Be able to apply a person centred approach in the care and support of individuals with dementia.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Demonstrate how an individual with dementia has been valued, included and able to engage in daily life.

  • 2.2

    Show how an individual’s life history and culture has been taken into consideration to meet their needs.

  • 2.3

    Demonstrate how the stage of dementia of an individual has been taken into account when meeting their needs and preferences.

  • 2.4

    Demonstrate ways of helping carers and others to understand that an individual with dementia has unique needs and preferences.


3

Be able to work with a range of individuals who have dementia to ensure diverse needs are met.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Demonstrate how to work in ways that ensure that the needs and preferences of individuals with dementia from a diverse range of backgrounds are met.

  • 3.2

    Describe how the experience of an older individual with dementia may be different from the experience of a younger individual with dementia.

  • 3.3

    Describe how to use a person centred approach with an individual with a learning disability and dementia.


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