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).
It will equip you with the skills to formulate an integrated healthcare plan for your service users.
Available to study part-time, 100% online this University Advanced Diploma covers three core aspects of Dementia Care:
- Partnerships in Dementia Care
- Social Consequences of Dementia Care
- Ethical and Legal Aspects of Healthcare Policy and Practice.
During the course 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.
To ensure this course meets the professional standards required by the sector, it was developed in consultation with both the School of Health and Social Care and through external consultation. It can count towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) which is essential for health and social care.
Tutors that work to the latest professional standards
Our academic teams are all professionally qualified and have industry as well as academic experience.
In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.
You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.
When can I start?
Choose from three start dates – February, May or September. Apply online to secure your place.
Contact us to learn more and speak with our admissions advisors to check your eligibility.