Postgraduate Course: Critical Issues in Intellectual Disability and Dementia (ISSH11011)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This is an option course for the MSc Dementia: International Experience, Policy and Practice. It is also available as a standalone CPD course.
This course will be delivered entirely online.
The course aims to support students to develop an enhanced understanding of dementia in people with an intellectual disability. It will include international perspectives on research, policy and practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| On completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate:
A critical understanding of the historical context of people with an intellectual disability.
An appreciation of the similarities and differences in dementia and dementia care experienced by people with an intellectual disability and by the general population.
An analysis of models of care for people with an intellectual disability and dementia.
An appreciation of research, policy and practical evidence of support for people with an intellectual disability and dementia, with an awareness of gaps in literature.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Heather Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)51 1832
|Course secretary||Miss Nikki Pakarian
Tel: (0131 6)50 3890