Advanced Diploma Programme in Dementia Care

Organised by the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and co-organised by JCCPA, this programme helps professional workers and people interested in dementia care understand dementia from different perspectives and learn about the practical application of cross-disciplinary professional intervention and care for dementia.

Programme Objectives:

  • to address clinical issues in dementia care and service delivery
  • to enhance collaborative efforts and holistic care by the multidisciplinary intervention
  • to strengthen the ethics and clinical assessments in dementia care
  • to analyse existing research, approaches and applications in the local context
  • to develop knowledge and skills in social services evaluation related to dementia care

Programme Duration

1 year (2 semesters), September to April


Professional medical and nursing workers providing elderly care services (including social workers, nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists), and care professionals interested in a career in dementia care


ADPDC C1 Understanding Dementia: Different Theoretical and Practical Perspectives
ADPDC C2 Advanced Dementia Care and Dementia Project Development
ADPDC C3 Practicum and Case Studies

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Application Deadline : Postmarked by 2 July 2021 (Friday)

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  • The above information is for reference only, the English version shall prevail
  • All course details are subject to the final confirmation of the programme organiser
  • The Advanced Diploma Programme in Dementia Care (since 2015) is an upgraded course of the former “Certificate Programme in Dementia Care” (2011-2015)