We are one of the UK’s leading centres for psychosocial research into living with, and caring for, people with dementia and their families.dementia-research
The Centre for Applied Dementia Studies is making a substantial on-going contribution to dementia research, education, and training.
- We are creating leaders in health and social care through postgraduate distance learning programmes in applied dementia studies
- We undertake landmark research, with funding from the Medical Research Council, the National Institute of Health Research, the Department of Health and the Alzheimer's Society
- Our Doctoral Training Centre aims to improve all those affected by dementia and has been developing the next generation of applied dementia researchers
We've trained people worldwide to use our practice development methodology, Dementia Care Mapping™
Our Experts by Experience group are part of everything we do, working with us on research, education, training and practice development.
Our renowned Short Observational Framework for Inspection is used in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands.
Our Centre has been granted Alzheimer Disease International (ADI) accreditation in 2023. ADI accreditation recognises the high-quality dementia care education and training delivered by the Centre and our commitment in providing students with the best possible learning experience and supporting them to improve dementia practice. This accreditation is still unique across the sector.
We offer a range of online postgraduate courses aimed at dementia care practitioners. These are open to both UK and international students.dementia-courses
We deliver a suite of person-centred care training courses and consultancy services for organisations around the UK.dementia-training-consultancy
The involvement of families, health care professionals, and volunteers is vital in all areas of our work.dementia-experts-by-experience