What are the qualifications and requirements prior to taking the exam?

DCE-1 examinees should have a prior knowledge of basic concepts of dementia. It is required of him/her to study the Dementia Care Books (Basic, Practice and Management) published by GIMS as questions for the DCE-1 examination are derived from these books.

DCE-2 examinees, on the other hand, should pass the DCE-1 first and should have an in-depth knowledge about dementia and dementia care. The examinee should also have at least 3 years of experience in handling dementia-related cases or clients.