Cambridge Dementia Course

6-8 December 2017, Homerton College, Cambridge UK

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

Fees for the 2017 course have not yet been determined but as a guide the fees in 2016 (including lunch, tea & coffee) were:

  • £170 to attend Day 1 only (Dementia Basics)
  • £340 to attend both Days 2 & 3 (more advanced subjects)
  • £500 to attend the full 3 day course

Please note: Overnight accommodation is not included in the fees.


Can I pay by credit card?

Sorry, no, there is no provision for payment by credit card nor via the website. Please arrange to pay by cheque or banker's draft. Payment must be made in Sterling. Alternatively payment may be made by BACS. Please contact the course administrator for bank details if you wish to pay this way.

Who do I make the cheque out to?

Cambridge Dementia Course.

May I have a receipt for my fees?

Yes, a receipt will be emailed to you. A hard copy will be made available on request.

Can I book a provisional place?

Your application should normally be accompanied by a cheque and preference is always given to applications accompanied by the full fee. However, you may request that your name be put provisionally on the list, and the place will be held for one week. Please note that your place is not guaranteed until your cheque has arrived.

May I stay the night before?

Yes. The rate for a single room at Homerton College is £83.94 (£69.95 + VAT) per person per night, including breakfast. This must be booked directly on-line via the venue, at least 48 hours before your arrival date.

Start and finish times?

Timings will be similar to previous years: Registration will open on Wednesday at 9.00am with a welcome cup of coffee, with the first session at 9.30am. The day finishes about 5.30pm. Thursday: registration 8.30am, first lecture at 9.00am, finishing about 5.30pm. Friday: 9.00 - 4.30pm.

I have special dietary needs - eg vegetarian, vegan, no beef ... Can these be catered for?

Yes, no problem. Please indicate any special needs on the application form.

Accreditation?

The course is accredited with the Royal College of Physicians at 6 points per day, thus attendance for day 1 only: 6 points, days 2 and 3 only: 12 points, the full course: 18 points. You will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.