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Caring for People with Dementia

CPD and short courses (short course)

Chelmsford

12 weeks

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits

Overview

Explore and develop person-centred approaches in care when supporting people with dementia, which respects individuality and personal choice. Understand neuropathology in dementia, how it affects a person’s mental, physical and emotional capacity. And learn about the broader ethical and legal issues relating to dementia.

Full description

Who should attend?

To join this course you'll be a nurse, social worker, occupational therapist, care assistant, or other health or social care professional.
You'll be working in, or plan to work in, an area of practice which involves contact with people who have a diagnosis of dementia.

 

Dates

Please note: this course is delivered face-to-face on campus.

The following dates may be subject to change:

  • 14, 21, 28 May 2025
  • 4, 11, 18, 25 June
  • 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care at ARU is primed to meet the demand for healthcare professionals, doctors, scientists and social workers in the East of England.

We've been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that our students want the very best experiential learning, and we've invested heavily in purpose-built simulated wards, science labs and skills spaces, to support your learning every step of the way.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2024/25

£2,312.50

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Michael Hart
[email protected]

CPD Admissions Team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

To join this course you'll be a nurse, social worker, occupational therapist, care assistant, or other health or social care professional.
You'll be working in, or plan to work in, an area of practice which involves contact with people who have a diagnosis of dementia.

 

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