Assessment and Diagnosis of Dementia: A personalised approach - elearning for healthcare
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This programme is in partnership with...

This programme is in partnership with...

  • University College London
  • https://www.england.nhs.uk/

About the programme

This elearning programme focuses on ensuring flexibility in service provision in memory assessment services. The resource was commissioned by NHS England & NHS Improvement to support memory assessment services to deliver a blended service model. It has been developed to support the multidisciplinary team to deliver services that are patient centred and provide flexibility in service provision so that staff have the skills to conduct high quality remote assessments in a format that is appropriate for the patient.

Primary and secondary audiences
Staff working in memory assessment services; staff in primary care; other staff involved in assessment and diagnosis of dementia.

More information

This elearning has been developed by a team of elearning specialists at UCL. The team was supported by an expert advisory group and a steering group comprising psychiatrists, memory service nurses, pharmacists, carers of people with dementia, and voluntary sector colleagues. Members of both groups provided content and the steering group was responsible for the final quality assurance of the elearning. The content is based on clinical expertise, client and carer experience, and the literature and good practice guidance that was available at the time of writing.

Meet the team

  • Ellie Bates

    Ellie Bates

    Learning Technologist, UCL
  • Lizzie Mills

    Lizzie Mills

    Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Education, UCL
  • Amira Shaikh

    Amira Shaikh

    Senior Teaching Fellow (Prescribing), UCL
  • Will Swain

    Will Swain

    Senior Teaching Fellow (Prescribing), UCL

Steering Group

  • Afia Ali

    Afia Ali

    Senior Clinical Lecturer, Division of Psychiatry, UCL
  • Anita Campbell

    Anita Campbell

    Carer
  • Vicky Cartwright

    Vicky Cartwright

    Dementia & OPMH Project Support Officer, NHS England and NHS Improvement
  • Anne Child

    Anne Child

    Pharmacy and Dementia Specialist Lead, Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution Care Company
  • George Lancaster

    George Lancaster

    Policy Advisor, Alzheimer's Research UK
  • Jana Mikova

    Jana Mikova

    Senior Nurse Practitioner, Non-Medical Prescriber, Tower Hamlets Diagnostic Memory Clinic
  • Steve Stevens

    Steve Stevens

    Carer
  • Ben Williams

    Ben Williams

    Project Lead, Care City

Expert Interviews

  • Elaine Eager

    Elaine Eager

    Post Diagnosis Support Worker
  • Emme Forde

    Emme Forde

    Clinical Psychologist
  • Sara Lowe

    Sara Lowe

    Carer
  • Ian Sherriffs

    Ian Sherriffs

    Service Manager
  • Alison Skea

    Alison Skea

    Dementia Lead Nurse Consultant
  • Cheryl Thompson

    Cheryl Thompson

    Senior Practitioner

Expert Advisory Group

  • Janet Carter

    Janet Carter

    Associate Professor in Old Age Psychiatry, UCL
  • Claudia Cooper

    Claudia Cooper

    Professor of Psychiatry of Older Age, UCL
  • Georgina Ell

    Georgina Ell

    Advanced Specialist Pharmacist Brent, Central Northwest London Foundation Trust
  • Samir Shah

    Samir Shah

    Consultant Older Adult Psychiatrist, Waltham Forest Diagnostic Memory Service

How to access

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If you already have an account with elfh, then you can enrol on to the Assessment and diagnosis of dementia programme by logging in to the elfh Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

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Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Assessment and diagnosis of dementia programme, please contact elfh directly.

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