Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

Advanced Issues in Dementia Care (UCC)

Who is the programme suitable for?

A relevant health care discipline includes but is not limited to medicine, nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, speech and hearing science, audiology, physiotherapy, psychology, and social studies

Brief Description

We will explore many aspects of dementia care, including care in acute hospitals, different models of highly-supported and long-term care, and the most recent evidence surrounding effective respite care. A broad basis in ethical issues, palliative care, end-of-life care, and advance care planning, and capacity assessment will be covered. As well as traditional lectures, we hold workshops where you get the opportunity to discuss complex cases with experienced lecturer-practitioners.


40 x 1hr(s) Lectures (Includes Group Discussions, Workshops and Directed Study, e-learning, and web seminars); 160 x 1hr(s) Other (Self-Directed Learning).

Mode of Delivery

  • Group Discussions
  • Workshops
  • Directed Study
  • E-learning
  • Web seminars

Where is it available?

Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork


The fee for this module is €995.  There is also a €35 application fee. 

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