Online training for Dementia carers

The Social Care Institute for Excellence have developed seven e-learning modules which are aimed at anyone who comes into contact with people with dementia. The learning material covers a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with dementia.

The module topics are:

• 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

The e-learning is free to everyone and can be accessed via the Social Care Institute for Excellence website at: http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/elearning/dementia/index.asp