Alzheimer’s Society Learning Hub
Improve your knowledge and understanding of dementia through an online learning experience. We have a wide range of interactive dementia courses available to individuals and organisations.
What is Alzheimer's Society Learning Hub?
Alzheimer's Society Learning Hub is an exciting, interactive, educational learning platform suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge around dementia.
It offers a wide range of online interactive learning courses for families, friends and organisations from every sector.
Online dementia courses available now
We have 14 dementia courses available now, with many more coming soon. Each course takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete.
Learn about dementia, the stages of the dementia journey and explore how Alzheimer’s Society’s Learning Hub can equip you with the knowledge and skills to confidently support people with dementia throughout their journey.
This course is designed to help you learn about dementia, including different forms of the disease and how the brain is affected. We will explore how dementia is diagnosed, risk factors for developing dementia and look at attitudes towards the condition. This course also examines how the symptoms of dementia can affect day-to-day life and looks at the impact the condition has on an individual and people around them.
This interactive course will help you to understand what it is like to live with dementia in the early stages. You will gain the knowledge and skills to recognise when someone may be experiencing difficulty as a result of the early stages of dementia and tips on how to support people.
This interactive online course is designed to help you understand how dementia can affect a person’s communication skills and engagement with social interactions and activities. We will explore communication techniques that will help you to meaningfully interact with people affected by dementia and ways to provide person-centred care and support. We will also learn how to help people in the early stages of dementia to remain active and independent and how to enable them to continue to enjoy activities and hobbies for as long as possible.
As dementia develops, it can cause behavioural changes that can be confusing or difficult for the person living with dementia and those supporting them. This course is designed to help you to understand the behaviours that a person with dementia may display and recognise when a person may be experiencing distress. You will learn how to identify the underlying causes of distress and how to respond to behaviours that challenge with empathy and respect.
This interactive course will help you to understand how the symptoms of dementia affect the way a person experiences the environment around them.
You will learn how dementia affects visuospatial skills, such as depth-perception and judging distances, orientation and the senses, including sight and hearing loss. You will also explore practical changes you can make to create dementia-friendly spaces.
Learn how to provide outstanding customer service to people affected by dementia, including how to communicate with customers face-to-face and over the phone.
Learn how the symptoms experienced by people in the later stages of dementia can impact a person’s experience of the world, their ability to communicate and their behaviours.
Learn about the signs of end of life for someone with dementia, how to overcome challenges and enable people with dementia to die well. Also learn how to support a person’s carers and loved ones at this difficult time.
Learn how to meaningfully engage with people in the later stages of dementia, including verbal and non-verbal communication techniques and activities to improve well-being.
This interactive course will help you to understand how the symptoms of dementia can impact the way people experience care environments, including day centres and residential care homes.
You will learn how dementia affects visuospatial skills, such as depth-perception and judging distances, orientation and the senses, including sight and hearing loss. You will also learn how to evaluate the dementia-friendliness of care environments and explore practical changes you can make to create spaces that support the wellbeing of residents
This interactive course will help you to understand how the symptoms of dementia can impact the way people experience customer environments, including retail, banking and hospitality.
You will learn how dementia affects visuospatial skills, such as depth-perception and judging distances, orientation and the senses, including sight and hearing loss. You will also learn how to evaluate the dementia-friendliness of customer environments and explore practical changes you can make to create spaces that support the wellbeing of your customers.
Learn about the importance of planning the future following a diagnosis of dementia and ways that people living with dementia can plan ahead.
Learn how to effectively support people living with dementia and their families through transitions of care, including involving people with dementia in decision-making and including family members are care partners.
More online dementia courses available soon
Watch this space!
Dementia online learning prices
Alzheimer’s Society Learning Hub is suitable for individuals and organisations.
Prices per online learning module start from £24+VAT per learner. Discounts are available for customers purchasing multiple logins or modules.
For organisations, or anybody looking for more than one login or a learning package, please make an enquiry and our team will get back to you with a quote.
For individuals, browse and buy available courses from our learning hub.
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