Workshop on pathways to support those with dementia and their families takes place on 28th February at Rose Hill in Oxford.
23 February 2017 | News
Our first ‘Leading Together’ workshop for dementia takes place at the Rose Hill Community Centre on Tuesday 28 February 2017, from 9 am to 4 pm.
The workshop aims to shape the pathway for how we can best support people who have dementia and their families.
Integral to this is creating a more positive attitude toward dementia care, ensuring that those affected by the disease have a life worth living.
As a service user stated, “A diagnosis isn’t the end; it’s simply the end of living without a diagnosis. I have decided that I will live until I die, and I really want to live.”
“I want a life worth living and not just a long goodbye!”
The workshop will include thoughts from professionals who support people living with dementia, as well as service users and their families. Highlights include:
This workshop rose from the ‘Leading Together’ scheme, which encourages NHS professionals and the public to jointly lead health-related activities.
It also draws on a wider campaign by the Department of Health called ‘Living well with dementia: A National Dementia Strategy’.
Last updated: 23 February, 2017
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