Education and Training
The Alzheimer’s Society provide a range of information services, resources and specialist training for health and social care professionals working with people who have dementia.
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society resource pages for professionals:
Lancashire County Council
Lancashire County Council has an online carers awareness course. It aims to raise awareness of who can be a carer, the impact of caring and how carers can be supported in their role. Carers Awareness Course
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
SCIE resources for dementia care. A collection of resources which bring together information to help those working and caring for people living with dementia. View them here.
The resources include a dementia e-learning course consisting of the following modules.
- What it is and what it isn’t
- Living with dementia
- What causes dementia
- Diagnosis and who can help
- Common difficulties and how to help
- The emotional impact of dementia
- Positive communication