Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care. This free course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of an international community, without requiring exams or assignments.
Understanding Dementia is designed to be accessible and appealing to people from diverse backgrounds, including:
Community and residential facility support staff
People in the early stages of the disease, their families and carers
Individuals with a general interest in dementia
Understanding Dementia addresses the foremost issues surrounding dementia, providing avenues for discussion as well as rich global networking opportunities to engage with this major international health Issue. The course provides knowledge designed to maximise quality of life across the trajectory of dementia for people with the condition, their families and carers.
Coursework starts this week for this free online course offered by the Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre. More than 13,000 people world-wide have enrolled in 2018. You can find more information about the seven week course and enrol here.