Education and Training


Alzheimer’s Society

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.

  1. What it is and what it isn’t
  2. Living with dementia
  3. What causes dementia
  4. Diagnosis and who can help
  5. Common difficulties and how to help
  6. The emotional impact of dementia
  7. Positive communication