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  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    By Gaia Vince

    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy? Creative commons image Icon Roland Tanglao under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Around the world, the ability to switch between languages is common - and possibly innate. Gaia Vance asks if monoglots are missing out on something...
  • Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk? Creative commons image Icon McBeth under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Aug 2017

  • Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk?

    Dementia Awareness: What is dementia, and how can we reduce the risk? Creative commons image Icon McBeth under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 10 Aug 2017
    Know the signs, help those who are affected and get vital information on this debilitating disorder.
  • Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Hospital: Dementia patients

    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: Dementia patients

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    Hospital: Dementia patients Creative commons image Icon Nick under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Dementia can be distressing for patients and their families. The Hospital team follow staff at St Marys as they respond health care needs - which might not...
  • How do we solve the social care funding problem? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Pixabay.com

    How do we solve the social care funding problem?

    By Professor Janette Rutterford

    It's one of the policy focuses of this election cycle - how do we meet the rising costs of caring for an aging...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 May 2017

  • How do we solve the social care funding problem?

    How do we solve the social care funding problem? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Pixabay.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 May 2017
    It's one of the policy focuses of this election cycle - how do we meet the rising costs of caring for an aging population? The OU's Janette Rutterford...
  • Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia? Creative commons image Icon Morgan under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia?

    By Dr Cheryl Hawkes

    New research apparently contradicts what we thought we knew about blood pressure and dementia. Cheryl Hawkes explains...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia?

    Can high blood pressure protect the over-80s from dementia? Creative commons image Icon Morgan under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    New research apparently contradicts what we thought we knew about blood pressure and dementia. Cheryl Hawkes explains why we might all want to stick in the...
  • Dementia in the first person: Dementia Diaries give a voice to people with dementia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dementia Diaries / Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project / Innovations In Dementia
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2017

  • Dementia in the first person: Dementia Diaries give a voice to people with dementia

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    Dementia in the first person: Dementia Diaries give a voice to people with dementia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dementia Diaries / Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project / Innovations In Dementia
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Feb 2017
    The best experts in  a condition are the people living well with it.
  • OpenLearn Live: 26th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Colin Smith under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 26th July 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Why does taking a trip between Camden and Clapham make a person legally significant? Can 34 questions predict...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jul 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 26th July 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 26th July 2016 Creative commons image Icon Colin Smith under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2016
    Why does taking a trip between Camden and Clapham make a person legally significant? Can 34 questions predict dementia? Why do crabs wave? Free learning from...
  • Dementiaville Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Channel 4

    Dementiaville

    Dementiaville explores the latest thinking in dementia care which aims to alleviate the anxiety of...

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    Updated on:

    21 May 2015

  • Dementiaville

    Dementiaville Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Channel 4
    Updated 21 May 2015
    Dementiaville explores the latest thinking in dementia care which aims to alleviate the anxiety of sufferers and their families while ...
  • Dementia care: What happens in the brain? Creative commons image Icon ML Cohen under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Dementia care: What happens in the brain?

    By Dr Carol Komaromy, Dr Sam Murphy

    Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of different disorders that affect the brain- get the low down on the...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Apr 2015

  • Dementia care: What happens in the brain?

    Dementia care: What happens in the brain? Creative commons image Icon ML Cohen under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Apr 2015
    Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of different disorders that affect the brain- get the low down on the various types here. 
  • Dementia care: Choosing whose rights matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Kolotype | Dreamstime.com

    Dementia care: Choosing whose rights matter

    By Dr Carol Komaromy, Dr Sam Murphy

    When do issues around safety versus human rights conflict in dementia care homes? What can be done to help retain the...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Apr 2015

  • Dementia care: Choosing whose rights matter

    Dementia care: Choosing whose rights matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Kolotype | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Apr 2015
    When do issues around safety versus human rights conflict in dementia care homes? What can be done to help retain the resident's freedom of choice?

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  • Alcohol and human health

    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this free course, Alcohol and human health, looks at the harmful effects...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Alcohol and human health

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    Alcohol and human health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
  • Addiction and neural ageing

    This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Addiction and neural ageing

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    Addiction and neural ageing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics...
  • Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care

    Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual just the anticipation of residential care is one of the biggest...

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    11 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care

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    Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 11 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual ...

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    How do we approach death and dying at an individual level? How do we understand it...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

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    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Core topics in mental health science: psychosis and dementia

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 13 Nov 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    SD816 is the core compulsory Stage 2 module for the MSc (F78) and Postgraduate...

    Improving dementia care

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    Introductory level Updated 13 Nov 2017 Register by 01 Mar 2018
    This 50-hour non-accredited, self-directed online course is for registered and...
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