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.
Meeting minutes for 2017
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: firstname.lastname@example.org