The rising number of people with dementia and the issue of how care is delivered make this online module of interest to anyone involved with dementia care. The Dementia Care programme offered by The Open University UK will help you to study the impact of this increase; the importance of understanding diversity; current thinking about possible causes and cures; how care is delivered in a residential setting and what it means to improve the management of care.
You will also consider ethical dilemmas raised by caring for people with dementia including end-of-life decisions and issues around capacity. Real accounts from people affected by dementia, their family members and carers, enrich this highly interactive module.
This module addresses the following key themes:
You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material and mark and comment on your written work, and whom you can ask for advice and guidance.
You can apply until:
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The module is divided into three blocks:
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