Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester

Dementia Distance Learning: Registration for modules starting in September 2020 has now closed. The closing date for registering for our Distance Learning Modules which start in January 2021 is 30 November 2020 so please apply asap. For more information please click here


The Association for Dementia Studies is an active research and education centre at the University of Worcester

The Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) was established in 2009 under the leadership of Professor Dawn Brooker.  Our multi-professional team are experts in the field of person-centred dementia care and support.

Through research, education, consultancy and scholarship, we make a cutting-edge contribution to building evidence-based practical ways of working with people living with dementia and their families that enables them to live well.

We have an outstanding track record over a wide portfolio of dementia-related research. We draw on the international evidence-base to deliver education programmes, resources and publications that empower staff to provide skilled, competent and compassionate care.

People with dementia, their families and their carers inform our work at all stages.  

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