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  • Broken Hearts in Juvenile Dementia

    By Emily Coode

    PhD student Emily Coode tells us about her research into the heart problems in juvenile dementia, also called...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Oct 2018

  • Broken Hearts in Juvenile Dementia

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Oct 2018
    PhD student Emily Coode tells us about her research into the heart problems in juvenile dementia, also called CLN3 - a rare disease. 
  • 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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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Can talking two languages keep your brain healthy?

    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...
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    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

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

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital: Dementia patients

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    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...
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    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?

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    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?

    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?

    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...
  • 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

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    26 Jul 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 26th July 2016

    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...
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    Dementiaville

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

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    21 May 2015

  • Dementiaville

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    Updated 21 May 2015
    Dementiaville explores the latest thinking in dementia care which aims to alleviate the anxiety of sufferers and their families while ...
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    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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    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. 

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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

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    14 Feb 2018

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    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
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    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:

    13 Feb 2018

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    This free course, Addiction and neural ageing, takes its title from two topics...
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    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

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    24 Jan 2018

  • Ageing and disability: Transitions into residential care

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    Intermediate level Duration 11 hours Updated 24 Jan 2018
    Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual just...

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care
    Duration 600 hours Updated 22 Oct 2018
    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 22 Oct 2018
    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
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 22 Oct 2018
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    Improving dementia care

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    Introductory level Updated 22 Oct 2018 Register by 01 Mar 2019
    This 50-hour non-accredited, self-directed online course is for registered and...
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