Dementia: Learning and Assessment Criteria

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Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion DEM 310 3 3 23 31/03/2015 Y/601/3544

Unit purpose and aim
This unit is aimed at those who provide care or support to individuals with dementia in a wide range of settings. The unit covers the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice. Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who have dementia Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1.1 Explain what is meant by the terms  diversity 
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Candidates undertaking this unit as part of the competence based qualifications, the Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care or the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care may be assessed using any method, or combination of methods, which clearly demonstrates that the learning outcomes and assessment criteria have been met.

Guidance on assessment and evidence requirements
OCR does not stipulate the mode of delivery for the teaching of the content of this unit. Centres are free to deliver this unit using any mode of delivery that meets the needs of their candidates. Centres should consider the candidates’ complete learning experience when designing learning programmes.

National occupational standards (NOS) mapping/signposting
This unit has been developed by Skills for Care and Development in Partnership with Awarding Organisations. It provides a key progression route between education and employment (or further study/training leading to employment). It is directly relevant to the needs of employers and relates to national occupational standards developed by Skills for Care and Development. As such, the unit may provide evidence for the following national occupational standards in the children and young people’s workforce developed by Skills for Care and Development: HSC 21, 31, 41, 24, 35, 45 NOS can viewed on the relevant Sector Skills Council’s website or the


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