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.

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Online dementia courses available now

We have six dementia courses available now, with many more coming soon. Each course takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete.

Introduction to the dementia journey

Introduction to the dementia journey

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.

Understanding dementia

Understanding dementia

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.

Understanding the early stages of dementia

Understanding the early stages of dementia

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.

Engaging with people in the early stages of dementia

Engaging with people in the early stages of dementia

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.

Responding to distressed behaviour

Responding to distressed behaviour

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.

Creating dementia friendly environments

Creating dementia friendly environments

This course is designed to equip you with an understanding of how the symptoms of dementia can affect the way a person experiences the environment around them. We will look in detail at how dementia affects visuospatial skills, orientation and the senses, such as sight and hearing, and explore practical changes you can make to the environment to create dementia-friendly spaces. This course can be tailored for different versions e.g care homes, retail and home environment.

Online dementia courses available soon

The following dementia courses will be available in the near future - watch this space!

A guide to planning ahead

A guide to planning ahead

Learn about the importance of planning the future following a diagnosis of dementia and ways that people living with dementia can plan ahead.

Planning in practice

Planning in practice

For health and social care professionals, learn how to support someone with dementia with advance care planning and making decisions about their future.

Supporting clients to plan ahead

Supporting clients to plan ahead

For professionals working in Finance or Legal settings, learn how to support clients affected by dementia and their families to plan ahead.

Supporting customers with dementia

Supporting customers with dementia

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.

Understanding the later stages of dementia

Understanding the later stages of dementia

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.

Supporting people in the later stages of dementia

Supporting people in the later stages of dementia

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.

Dementia care options

Dementia care options

Learn about the social care options for people living with dementia and the challenges faced by people with dementia and their families when making decisions about care

Bridging the gap between professional and family carers

Bridging the gap between professional and family carers

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.

Supporting people with dementia at end of life

Supporting people with dementia at end of life

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.

Dementia online learning prices

Alzheimer’s Society Learning Hub is suitable for individuals and organisations.

Prices per online learning module start from £25.20 (inclusive of VAT) per learner. Discounts are available for customers purchasing multiple logins or modules.

For organisations, or anybody looking for more than one login, looking for packages, please make an enquiry and our team will get back to you with a quote.

Enquire now

If you are looking to purchase online learning, please get in touch. Our terms and conditions are available to view and download as a PDF file.

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