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We are indebted to the carers and health care professional who have contributed their time to the production of this course.

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This course presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme (Reference Number RP-PG-0611-20005). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care

Thanks also to the organisations that have supported our work by permitting us to film on their premises, offered input and advice and generously gave us access to their employees.


  • National Institute for Health Research
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dementia UK
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
  • HospiceCare North Northumberland
  • The Alnwick Garden Trust (Elderberries)
  • CastleView Care Home, Ascot Care
  • Summerhill Care Home
  • ITN Productions
  • The Sound Doctor
  • Digital Media Services, Newcastle University

Further Learning

There are a number of Dementia courses on the FutureLearn platform that are free to access:

Publications from SEED

As we mentioned in Step 1.1, this course is one of the outputs from Newcastle University’s SEED project. You may like to read some of the papers we have published from the project; if so, please follow the links in the See Also section below.

Unfortunately, due to copyright restrictions, not all journal articles are freely available - but you should be able to access their abstracts.

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