University of Bradford

Dementia Studies (distance learning) PG Certificate

University of Bradford
In Bradford

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Bradford
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
  • Postgraduate
  • Bradford
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    Different dates available

The PG Certificate in Dementia Studies is a one year part-time distance learning programme designed to further enhance your understanding and application of evidence guiding care for people with dementia and their families.
You will learn how to apply the principles of person-centred dementia care in practice.
This course is intended for UK and international students who are;
Health and social care professionals who want to gain a specific qualification in dementia
Volunteers who have contact with people with dementia

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Bradford (West Yorkshire)
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Richmond Road, BD7 1DP


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What you'll learn on the course

Mental Health
Behavioural Therapy
Health Care
Critical appreciation
Dementia and their Families

Course programme

The modules for this course can be found in the latest programme specification.

Understanding the Experiences of People with Dementia

Year 1, Semester 1

The aims of this module are to provide you with a critical understanding of biomedical, psychological and sociological models of dementia, and of the impact of a range of factors on the experience of dementia. You will develop a critical appreciation of the overall experience of living with dementia.

People with Dementia and their Families: Communication and Inclusion

Year 1, Semester 2

Assessed by means of a case study assignment, the module aims to enable you to: critique theories underpinning participation and user involvement, in relation to people with dementia and facilitate the participation of people with dementia and their families in plans and decisions that affect them.

Arts and activities in Dementia Care

Year 1, Semester 2

This module is designed to enable students with an interest in arts practice, organising activities, and/or psychosocial interventions to develop, implement and evaluate arts projects or other individually meaningful activities for people with dementia, on a one-to-one or group basis. On completion you will be able to critically appraise a range of evidence to support the development of a specific arts project or activity group for one or more people with dementia.

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