With the population of the UK ageing, the number of people diagnosed with this condition is set to rise, so a high level of person-centred care needs to be upheld. As a student of this Diploma, you can play a major part in delivering that quality care and raising awareness and understanding of this condition.
As a student of this programme, you will learn how to recognise key characteristics of Dementia and associate them within the context of your patient’s health and circumstances. Students will learn how to effectively support family members and carers, and gain confidence and knowledge to challenge inappropriate caring.
The focus throughout the programme is on person-centred dementia care with an aim for all Dementia care across the UK to be delivered with compassion, respect, sensitivity and understanding within a supportive, knowledgeable environment. The course is structured around studying Dementia itself, complemented with work-based learning. The opportunity to pursue the Dementia leadership Development package is also available.
The School of Health Sciences is the perfect place to continue your health career in Nursing, Midwifery or Operating Department Practice, as you are provided with the highest standard of academic and clinical education. Research and study facilities are are of a high standard with innovative teaching methods and passionate, dedicated staff you will be inspired and challenged throughout your studies.
The School of Health Sciences takes a leading role in the renowned scientific research community of Norwich, a hub of exciting scientific research in the UK. As a student, you will enjoy great support for life-long learning and development of your career as an expert in the area of Dementia Care. Successful completion of this PG Certificate leads to either the PG Diploma or MSc Leadership in Dementia Care.
Open to applicants with a good first degree in a health care profession (min 2.2 or equivalent). Applicants with current registration as a health professional with an appropriate professional statutory regulatory body, and at least 2 years work experience, will also be considered. Successful completion of this PG Certificate Leadership in Dementia Care leads to either the PG Diploma or MSc Leadership in Dementia Care.
Recipient: University of East Anglia
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