At Middlesex we recognise the needs and challenges for mental health practitioners working with dementia sufferers in a wide range of settings. That's why we have developed this course to be beneficial for professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds including health and/or social care (acute, continuing, statutory, private and voluntary), the prison service, government agencies and more.
Taught by experienced practitioners who specialise in dementia, this course is designed to address issues raised within the National Service Framework for Older People and the Dementia Strategy, enabling you to critically reflect on your practice with particular focus on the socio-political factors that influence and affect your work.
Through a series of lectures, seminars and practical exercises you will explore advancements in the field of dementia care, issues of professional accountability, and the complex challenges that physical, psychosocial, cultural, legal and ethical issues can have on families and carers.
Delivered in weekly study days at our state-of-the-art London campus with opportunities for practical assessments in your own workplace, this course will challenge you to reflect and evolve your current practice while also gaining substantial academic credits to put towards further study if you wish.
Devised to enable you to maintain your professional employment while studying, this course is delivered in weekly study days at our London campus and consists of two modules at Levels 6 or 7:
Using a combination of taught modules and practice based learning in your workplace you will explore the contemporary challenges of dementia care with particular focus on your own role and how practice in your own setting may be innovated or developed in order to improve care.
Designed to equip you with the advanced knowledge and clinical skills specified by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NIHCE) and Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE), this course will not only enhance your practice but increase your career prospects and award you with substantial academic credits that can be put towards further study in the future.
Meeting the Needs of People with Dementia and their Carers
Delivering Evidence Based Dementia Care
To be eligible for this course, you must be a post-qualification healthcare professional with six months experience as a qualified practitioner.
If you are studying this programme and your fees are being paid for by an NHS Trust under contract with the University, then please download an application form by following the link from our CPD health webpage.
If you are studying this programme and your fees are not being paid for by an NHS Trust under contract with the University (for example, you are funding your own studies), then please complete the Middlesex University application from our postgraduate applications webpage.
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.