PDA Promoting Excellence in Dementia Skilled Practice

Course Content

This award is designed to improve professional practice allowing learners to advance their knowledge using theoretical underpinnings and practical application to support people with dementia, their families and carers. The units explore stages of the disease and the importance of promoting the rights, health and wellbeing of people with dementia. The award will allow opportunity to enhance the learner’s knowledge of legislation and policies and to demonstrate methods to support individuals and their families including the use of digital resources.

Entry Requirements

All applicants having experience within health or social care environments would be considered although it is recommended that applicants have studied at SCQF level 5.

Method of Assessment

Open Learning Pack, assignment.

Future Prospects

On completion learners would be able to progress to the following: SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare, SVQ Health Care Support Clinical or Non Clinical level 3, HNC Healthcare Practice or HNC Social Services.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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