50 Shades of Dementia Training Programme

We have recently launched our new “50 Shades of Dementia” short course training programme. These courses aim to provide university standard dementia training to people with a vested passion and interest or professional involvement in dementia care. We also welcome people living with dementia and family carers on the courses. Each course is delivered live online by an expert in the subject field and includes interactive activities, evidence-based theories and input from experts by experience who live with or are affected by dementia. You can book on to courses here.

The topics covered are:

September 2022 - "What’s Love Got To Do With It?" A guide to Tom Kitwood’s vision of person-centred care: £140
October 2022 - "Dying to do better". How to provide a holistic approach to end of life dementia care: £140
November 2022 - "But you’re too young to have dementia" How to support people living with dementia under 65 years old £140
January 2023 - "It’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it" How to develop and use enhanced communication skills: £140
February 2023 - "Getting to the heART of dementia care" How to harness creativity and the arts to improve the lives of people living with dementia: £240
March 2023 - "Food for thought" How to support people living with dementia who have swallowing problems and dysphasia: £140
April 2023 - "To choose or not to choose, that is the question" How to support people living with dementia with decision making: £140
May 2023 - "Diversity and dementia" How to support people with dementia from minority ethnic communities: £140
June 2023 - "We’re all in this together" How to support family and friends of people living with dementia: £140
July 2023 - "Not just a tick box exercise" How to create and implement enriched care plans for people living with dementia: £140

You can pick and choose from an array of topics to suit your own interests and needs. Our evidence based short courses are designed and delivered to offer an introduction to our world renowned evidence-based training.

Each course is focused on providing practical skills and tools which can be implemented in practice and everyday life to improve the lives of people living with dementia. The learning outcomes for each course are based on Health Education England’s Dementia Training Standards Framework (2018) which you can find here.

Upon successful completion of each course, participants will receive an e-certificate of attendance for their own CPD records.

Please visit our booking page for more specific details.

If there is a specific topic you would like training on, want to commission a course for a full staff team or have ideas for our next short course programme, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact our friendly and knowledgeable team on: dementia@bradford.ac.uk