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JPA is the dementia sector specialist commissioned by Skills for Care to write the requirements for the QCF dementia unitsFrom 2010, qualifications in Health & Social Care are changing.NVQs are being replaced by Qualification and Skills Framework (QCFs).There are two levels of qualification in Health & Social Care for dementia care workers – Level 2 and Level 3 – which have a total of 14 different modules focused exclusively on dementia. Eight of these units are mandatory and six are optional when counting towards an award, certificate or diploma.

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SKILLS FOR

Dementia Care

Introducing the new

Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Dementia Care Training is changing in 2010OBJECTIVE 13 Achieve an informed and effective workforce for people with dementia Informed & Effective Workforce Quality of CareNational Dementia Strategy

Skills for Care

New Dementia Units as part of the QCF Diploma in Health & Social Care 2 levels of qualification for dementia care workers: Level 2 & Level 3 14 modules focused exclusively on dementia (8 mandatory, 6 optional)

QCFJPA is the dementia sector specialist commissioned to write the QCF Dementia UnitsSKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

exible qualifications system to recognise & reward learning & development in vocational studies QCFs will replace the old NVQs

How does the QCF support employers?

Outcome 12 (Regulation 21) RECRUITMENT PROCEDURES Workers must have the qualifications, skills and experience which are necessary for the work to be performed Outcome 13 (Regulation 22) STAFFING LEVELS Numbers of suitably qualified, skilled and experienced persons employed for the purpose of carrying on the regulated activities Outcome 14 (Regulation 23) TRAINING AND SUPPORT Supporting workers by ensuring that they receive appropriate training, professional development, supervision and appraisal. In addition, workers should be enabled to obtain further qualifications appropriate to the work they perform.

The new Dementia Units will help care providers comply with CQC regulations

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

A new QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care

These unit al OMA DsI P Ll o w l e a r n e r s to tailor health & social care the Diplo These Units will becompleted by all learners Core UnitsFOR EXAMPLE:

QCF

Required Units AFOR EXAMPLE:

Required Units B

Optional Units

Communication Safeguarding adults in vulnerable A range of optional units to reflect job role, dependent on Rules o situations Dementia Dementia Equality andRoles and Responsibilities Diversity Personal Development Person-centred Support Health & Safety Learning Disabilities Physical Disabilities Sensory Services

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

What if a learner already has an NVQ in HSC?

The Required Specialist Dementia Units can be:

As an Award (Level 2) As a Certificate (Level 3)

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Required Specialist Dementia UnitsQCF Dementia UnitsMandatory1 2

Level 2

Optional4

Dementia awareness (K) The person centred approach to the care and support of the individual with dementia (K) Implement a person centred approach to the care and support of the individual with dementia (S)

5

3

Understanding approaches to enabling rights and choices, while protecting individuals with dementia Recognise the from harm (K) impact of diversity, equality and inclusion on the experience of dementia (K)

K = Knowledge unit | can be undertaken by learners before or while they are working with people with dementia S = Skills unit | only appropriate to those who are currently providing care and support to individuals

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Required Specialist Dementia UnitsQCF Dementia UnitsMandatory1 2

Level 3

Optional6

3

4 5

Understand the process and experience of Dementia (K) Understand the role of communication and positive interaction with individuals who have dementia (K) Enable positive relationships, interaction and communication with individuals with dementia (S) Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion (K) Work with individuals with dementia in a way which celebrates diversity and equality (S)

Understanding approaches to enabling individuals with dementia to experience wellbeing (K) Implementing approaches to enabling individuals with dementia to experience wellbeing (S) Understanding approaches to enabling rights and choices, while protecting individuals with dementia from harm (K)

7

8

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Learners can choose units at different levels

9 8

Level (Content based)

7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

60 hours at Level 2 70 hours at Level 3 20 hours at Level 2

Award(1-12 credits)

Certificate(13-36 credits)

Diploma(37+ credits)

Qualification Type (Time based)SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

JPA is leading the way for Dementia Care learningwith accredited materials and courses, mapped to the QCF dementia units:

Materials

CoursesTrain the Trainers Guides Trainer Guide & CD QCF Assessors Induction, Foundation & Advanced Level for students

Learners WorkbooksWorkbook & Learning Record

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

Leading the way in

SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARESKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE

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