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Who is the programme suitable for?

  • Primary Care Team
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Pharmacist
  • Nursing (Acute)
  • Management (Acute)
  • Nursing (Residential)
  • Management (Residential)
  • Nurse Tutors

Brief description

The programme builds knowledge of the brain and how dementia affects it. Topics include
  • impact of the physical and psychosocial environment of a person with dementia
  • psychosocial and pharmacological interventions
  • theories of learning
  • principles of teaching


30 hours, over 5 days

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available




Contact information

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)

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