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View Unit : Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/601/9416
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
18
Unit Credit Value
2
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

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

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

1.1

Explain how dementia may influence an individual’s ability to communicate and interact

1.2

Identify other factors that may influence an individual’s ability to communicate and interact

1.3

Outline how memory impairment may affect the ability of an individual with dementia to use verbal language

2

Understand how a person centred approach may be used to encourage positive communication with individuals with dementia

2.1

Explain how to identify the communication strengths and abilities of an individual with dementia

2.2

Describe how to adapt the style of communication to meet the needs, strengths and abilities of an individual with dementia

2.3

Describe how information about an individual’s preferred methods of communication can be used to reinforce their identity and uniqueness

3

Understand the factors which can affect interactions with individuals with dementia

3.1

Explain how understanding an individual’s biography / history can facilitate positive interactions

3.2

List different techniques that can be used to facilitate positive interactions with an individual with dementia

3.3

Explain how involving others may enhance interaction with an individual with dementia

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