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Dementia Training Centre

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The Dementia Training Centre is part of the Mental Health of Older Adults and Dementia Clinical Academic Group (MHOAD CAG), at the South London and Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust.

We work with our academic partners at the Old Age Psychiatry and Psychopathology Department based at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.

The centre offers a range of courses from face to face training programmes, tailored to the meet the needs of your organisation – anywhere in the UK, free e-learning packages designed by experts, to a Master’s degree offering specialist dementia training.

Mental Health of Older Adults and Dementia Clinical Academic Group, 115 Denmark Hill, Maudsley Hospital, London, SE5 8AZ
020 3228 1621

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For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.