Brighton and Sussex Medical School: Dementia Studies

InstitutionBrighton and Sussex Medical School
Department Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Telephone 01273 641782
Study type Taught


The Dementia Studies course is aimed at all those involved in the health and care of people with dementia. The course comprises a new and unique set of educational initiatives designed to enable healthcare professionals to improve the quality of life of dementia sufferers by building expertise in generating and delivering better care. It provides a comprehensive and holistic theoretical and practical framework for understanding dementia and enables a broad understanding of the impact of dementia on the individual and society. Clinical knowledge is blended with developing skills in communication for health and social care, research and leadership learning. The course is aimed at a wide range of professionals who are in a position to deliver improvements to the health and care of people with dementia. This includes nurses, doctors, psychologists, occupational therapists and managers and staff in nursing and residential homes. It is possible to take the MSc Dementia Studies as an intercalated degree.


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