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This module covers all relevant aspects of Dementia care from assessment through to care provisionCourse outlineThis 15 credit module is taught at levels 7 and focuses on core Dementia Care.Graduate destinationsStudents often already work in health and social care or similar environments, or having completed modules move to work within various roles within the health and social care workforce.Employment opportunitiesCompletion of this module ensures a greater awareness and increased critical
This module covers all relevant aspects of Dementia care from assessment through to care provision
This 15 credit module is taught at levels 7 and focuses on core Dementia Care.
Students often already work in health and social care or similar environments, or having completed modules move to work within various roles within the health and social care workforce.
Completion of this module ensures a greater awareness and increased critical thinking around Dementia and care provision.
The module content will focus on the social and political drivers within health and social care that have developed and informed dementia care such as: historical perspectives, theories and models of dementia assessment; care and treatment; Policy and practice; Listening to and working with service users with dementia and their carer/s through partnership and collaboration; Causes of dementia; Assessment and diagnosis / treatment; Person and Relationship Centred Care; Service design and development collaborative working and care provision in different environments such as care homes, third sector provision and intermediate care. Measuring, monitoring and improving outcomes in dementia care.
Students can study this as an individual module or as part of the MSc Ageing, Mental Health & Dementia.
Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University has decades of experience providing first-rate postgraduate education across a broad range of disciplines. The award-winning institution offers courses designed in collaboration with learning industry experts in a bid to provide solutions to the challenges of tomorrow.
The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury.
With a history dating back to the early part of the 20th century, Staffordshire University gained its university status in 1992 as one of the “new universities”. It is rated Gold for Teaching Excellence in the Teaching Excellence Framework.