Did you know that the Huntington's Disease Association offers a range of training for professionals?

Who do we offer training to?

We offer training to any professional who works with someone affected by Huntington’s that is willing to learn, these include:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Care home / nursing home / residential home staff
  • Social care professionals
  • Teaching professionals / school staff
  • Community organisations
  • Emergency services
  • Employers

Online training

The training session is facilitated by our Specialist Huntington's Disease Advisers and takes place via Zoom. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours and costs £40. Attendees will receive a certificate on completion. 

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Understanding Huntington's disease three-day course

A three-day extensive online course for those who wish to learn more about Huntington's disease. The course includes presentations from multiple professionals including genetics up to end of life care. The course costs £120. 

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We have a range of online events from a range of speakers covering topics such as eating and drinking, end of life care, equipment, seating and posture and quality of life. All our past webinars are available on our YouTube.

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An attendee from our of our three-day training courses said:

"We came away feeling as though we had a widened knowledge of all aspects that affect individuals with Huntington's disease and how to amend the care that we provide to them. The information and training provided was fantastic and improved our knowledge greatly."

Up and coming training


Understanding Huntington's disease - A certified course for professionals

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Overview of Huntington's disease for care staff

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Past webinars are available on our YouTube channel. These include information about caring, physical activity, equipment and nutrition. If you click subscribe to our channel, you will be notified when we add new videos. 

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