Huntington’s disease training courses

Huntington’s disease is rare and complex. We run essential professional development courses for any health social care practitioner working with Huntington’s patients. We’ll help you learn more about Huntington’s, so you can gain a better understanding of the disease and enhance your practice.

Certificated Course for Professionals

Our flagship course for healthcare professionals is a unique opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of Huntington’s, share ideas and discuss the management of complex situations.
You’ll hear from leading consultants from the field of Huntington’s. You’ll learn about topics such as:

  • genetics
  • neuro-psychology
  • psychiatry
  • physiotherapy
  • occupational therapy
  • speech therapy
  • palliative care

Our courses always encourage participants to consider how Huntington’s disease impacts upon individuals and families.

Take a look at our events calendar to see when our next Certificated Course for Professionals is taking place.

Bespoke training

Your local Specialist Huntington’s Disease Adviser can deliver bespoke training at your place of work.

A standard training sessions cover an overview of Huntington’s disease. The training session lasts for 1 - 1.5 hours and certificates can be provided if needed.

There is a charge of £30 per hour for this session. You are welcome to include as many attendees as you like.

Additional topics can be added, such as mental health, eating and swallowing and behaviour. Each topic is charged at £30 per hour.

Your local specialist adviser will be able to discuss your training needs and talk to you about the bespoke training we offer. Get in touch for more information.