Dementia Carer Qualified

Dementia Carer Qualified (hereinafter, DCQ) is a professional certification recognized by the Japanese Society for Dementia Care. DCQ are expected to be highly knowledgeable and skilled in dementia care so that they may contribute to improving dementia care skills as well as health and welfare in Japan. In order to provide the highest quality of dementia care, DCQ are obligated to renew their certification, as part of their lifetime learning program, by reevaluating their own performance, acquiring the latest information and skills and applying them on the job.

Senior Dementia Carer Qualified

This certification was established in 2009 with the purpose of contributing to improvement of ability in relation to dementia care as well as Japanese health and welfare by cultivating senior dementia carer qualified who are able to act as team leaders or regional advisors in dementia care.


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