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School of Dementia Studies

  • We have trained over 8,500 people in our practice development methodology, Dementia Care Mapping™
  • Our Alzheimer's Society funded Doctoral Training Centre is developing the next generation of dementia research leaders
  • Undertaking landmark research, with funding from the Medical Research Council, the National Institute of Health Research, the Department of Health and the Alzheimer's Society
  • The REF 2014 ranked our research impact as outstanding
  • Developing leaders in health and social care through distance learning programmes
  • Awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2016, for world-leading work to improve the lives of people living with dementia.


Find out more about our work in our video playlist

Queens Anniversary Prize: person-centred dementia care video50 Years 50 Stories: Murna DownsDenise De Waal, Doctoral Training Centre on Transitions in Dementia CareHonorary Graduate - Trevor Jarvis Dementia Care Mapping™ Training: Sue Blackmoore, NHSDementia Care Mapping™ Training: Naomi Gallant, NHSDementia Care Mapping™ Training: Katherine Emery, Bupa Care HomesDementia Care Mapping™ Training: Jenny West, Anchor Housing