Dementia is set to be one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century, and one of the most important issues we face as the global population ages. This University Advanced Diploma in Dementia Care will prepare you to fight back against this rapidly growing health problem and meet the specific care needs of individuals with Dementia. It will equip you with the skills to formulate an integrated healthcare plan for your service users.
The University Advanced Diploma is available to study part time and is delivered fully online. You'll study three modules which address the core aspects of Dementia Care: • Partnerships in Dementia Care • Social Consequences of Dementia Care • Ethical and Legal Aspects of Healthcare Policy and Practice.
You’ll be given the opportunity to develop critical competence in Dementia Care including integrative management approaches and clinical practice development within your own area of expertise.
Modules have been developed in consultation with the School of Health and Social Care and external consultation. This ensures the programme’s professional standards are met and promotes Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is essential for health and social care.
Who is this course aimed at?
Understanding Dementia care is particularly beneficial for primary care, mental health nurses and community nurses, General Practitioners, public health care workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, care home managers, social workers and those working in the emergency services (including the police and fire services). The knowledge and skills gained from studying this programme will enhance your ability to develop your career and enrich your professional practice.
Benefits of online learning
Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures.
There’s room in your life for online study
With a choice of start dates –February, May or September– and interactive online learning materials, you have the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you.
Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures.
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Last updated January 6, 2016