Future Learn have a number of free online courses where you can explore dementia information, research and best practice.
The Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well course designed for carers to help you keep in touch with others, manage stress at home and diffuse difficult situations.
Dementia e-learning course from SCIE
The Social Care Institute for Excellence has 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 Dementia e-learning course is free for everyone via the Social Care Institute for Excellence website. Please note that this course has not been updated recently but it still contains a lot of information that you might find useful to help you with caring.