Dementia Awareness Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus
Duration

 

Course Start

Term 1:

This module will be held on a Tuesday for 12 weeks from 13.00 – 16.00 on the following dates:

22, 29 September 2015, 6, 13, 20, 27 October 2015, 3, 10, 17, 24 November 2015 and 1, 8 December 2015

Application

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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

12 week course looking at the impact a diagnosis of dementia on the person and their family.  Focus on those involved in supporting relatives and carers in the local community or employed in providing services to people with dementia.

Graduate destinations

Post Graduate course – can be achieved at certificate, diploma and degree level.  The module can be stand-alone module; it can be used as the awards for mental health or count as one of two other diploma/degree pathways.  It can also form one of two core modules in the Certificate in Continuing Professional Development in Dementia.

Entry requirements

 

Module outline

The module incorporates the biology of dementia; different types of dementia, such as early onset; negative influences that affect dementia; and what can be done to help patients, carers and relatives; all studied within the context of the service user`s personal experiences of dementia.  There are eight workshops and you will network and share ideas with fellow students and other participants from your local area.

Module overview

15 Credit Course, runs for 12 weeks course, Levels 4 (certificate) , 5 (diploma) and 6 (degree)

Further study

The module can be stand-alone module; it can be used as the awards for mental health or count as one of two other diploma/degree pathways.  It can also form one of two core modules in the Certificate in Continuing Professional Development in Dementia.

Contact

Enquiries Team
Cadman Information Point
College Road
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 2DE
United Kingdom
t: +44(0)1782 294400
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