Higher Education Dementia Network and Curriculum for Dementia Education
The Higher Education Dementia Network (HEDN) is an open forum for those with an interest in, or responsible for courses in dementia care, based within Universities across the UK. The Curriculum for Dementia Education is a framework developed by HEDN to inform higher education courses in dementia care at a range of levels.
Who attends HEDN?
Lecturers, senior lecturers or course leaders with an interest in dementia care training at post registration level.
Why does the network meet?
- To share information and resources in shaping educational provision in dementia.
- To network with colleagues.
- To develop a systematic approach to Higher Education in Dementia.
- To provide a forum on influencing national policy on dementia.
- To share information on the provision of higher education courses in Dementia care.
What is Dementia UK’s role?
- To chair, co-ordinate and administer the Network.
- To raise the profile of Higher Education Courses in Dementia.
HEDN Position Paper for Professional Bodies and Colleges
HEDN has called for an assurance of dementia education for all social healthcare and housing professionals, in a position paper launched at the Dementia Congress on 7th November 2017.
Meeting minutes for 2017
- Dementia research and education at the University of Manchester – Professor Nigel Hooper
- Music Matters – Robyn Dowlen
- A strategic programme for change: education consultation 2017 – Nursing & Midwifery Council
Meeting minutes for 2016
- Dementia Research in UoW CARE
- Smart Poster Project – Dementia Awareness using SmartPhone technology
- Positive Approach to Care
- Dementia in Wolverhamptom: Current Position Future Strategy
- Sexuality, Intimacy, Diversity, Relationships and Dementia
Meeting minutes for 2015
Meeting minutes for 2014
- Jan Oyebode, “Research in Bradford Dementia Group – an overview for HEDN” (presentation)
- Claire Surr, “Embedding dementia education in the undergraduate curriculum – The University of Bradford Strategy” (presentation)
For more information about the network contact: email@example.com