course

Advanced Dementia Care

Key Facts

  • Level

    PostgraduatePG

  • Duration

    3 months Part Time

  • Starting

    February

  • Fees UK 24/25

    Part Time: £920 per 20 credits

  • Location

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

Overview


This course is closed for February 2024. The next intake will be February 2025.

The University of Northampton Dementia Research & Innovation Centre (NDRIC) is currently offering a University (Masters Level 7) module on person-centred and family focused approaches to dementia care.

Advanced Dementia Care is for leaders and managers in health and social care who are providing and delivering care to people living with dementia (PWD) and carers. Adopting a person-centred family focused approach, this module explores the contemporary evidence-base, recent policy developments, and innovations in dementia care practice.

The module material can also be accessed as stand-alone CPD study days.

Updated 10/06/2024

Highlights


  • Partially delivered in a community venue where contemporary, evidence-based post-diagnostic support is being delivered to people with dementia and their carers.
  • Becoming Dementia Friendly – students are encouraged to think about how their own organisations can be ‘challenged’ to become more person-centred and family orientated.
  • Can also be accessed as stand-alone CPD study days.

Course Content


  • Programme of Study

    This module has been specifically designed to enhance the contemporary knowledge and expertise of leaders and managers in health and social care provision who are providing services and delivering care to people living with dementia (PWD) and their carers.

    The aim of the module is to further develop the knowledge of key staff who are working with people who are living with dementia and their carers in order to prepare them to lead in the development and transformation of informal social support networks and formal care pathways

    Location of Study

    The taught elements of your study will take place at our Waterside campus at the University of Northampton and at the Abington Library in Northampton.

  • Evidence of study at level 6 (or equivalent) or

    Tier 2/3 in the ‘Dementia Training Standards Framework ‘ Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care (2018).

  • 2024/25 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 24/25 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • Module costs: £920 part time per 20 credit module
    • Study Days / CPD workshop cost: £120
    2023/24 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 23/24 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • Module costs: £890 part time per 20 credit module
    • Study Days / CPD workshop cost: £120

    For more information about possible funding options, please visit our Fees and Funding pages.

Staff


Master's Opportunities


This module, validated by the University of Northampton, can be taken as a Stand alone module, for which 20 level 7 credits are awarded from the Faculty of Health Education & Society, or it can form part of a MSc Advancing Practice.

Facilities


The course is partially delivered in a community venue where contemporary, evidence-based post-diagnostic support is being delivered to people with dementia and their carers.

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