On this page you will find links to resources and training available for dementia in the following areas:
Please Note: Health Education England (HEE) is not responsible for the content or reliability of external websites. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there.
Education and training is the key to giving health and care staff the skills and confidence to providing better care for people with dementia, and supporting families and carers. HEE has developed a number of resources that can be freely accessed.This list is not exhaustive and there may be more available on the HEE website .
|‘Finding Patience’ has been developed with input from experts across the system and follows Patience and her family as they recognise and come to terms with her dementia and ultimately seek help.|
|Finding Patience- The Later years
|By 2051 over 2 million people in the UK will have dementia and almost a third will live in care homes. Finding Patience – The Later Years explores what makes good person-centred dementia care in care homes.|
|Fred’s Story Part 1 and 2
|A thought-provoking film aimed at healthcare professionals, emergency services, carers and health and social care staff, to raise awareness of the issues faced by a person with dementia who may wander from their care setting including their own home|
|ELFH||e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme working in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.|
|The Appointment is a thought-provoking film aimed at dental professionals but also suitable for health and social care staff and carers. It raises awareness of the issues faced by a person with dementia when attending a dental appointment.|
Dental and Dementia Resources
Links to resources and training developed by other organisations on dementia and mouth care.
|Dental care and oral health fact sheet
|This factsheet describes some of the dental problems that people with dementia may face at different stages and methods for treatment and prevention, including maintaining good oral health.|
|Dementia Friendly Dentistry Toolkit
(NHS England Cheshire & Merseyside)
|Advice and guidance for the primary dental care team.|
|NHS Your Mouth Your Dementia
|This booklet is specially designed to give you key information. Take five minutes to read each page of five top tips.|
Links to general resources and training for dementia developed by other organisations.
|UCL : Many faces of Dementia
Future Learn ( UCL)
|Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.|
|Dementia : Understanding &Managing challenging behaviour
|If you are a carer looking after a family member with dementia in your own home or a professional working with people with dementia, this free online course may help you better understand the person and develop the skills needed to manage their challenging behaviour.|
|Dementia Care : Staying connected &Living Well
|A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and defuse difficult situations.|
|Kings Fund Dementia Resources
|The King’s Fund has produced a range of resources to enable hospitals, care homes, primary care premises and specialist housing providers to become more dementia friendly.|