Learning opportunities on dementia
Published: 9 August, 2016
Young Onset Dementia: Different Impact, Positive Solutions
27th September 2016, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A one day event organised by the Journal of Dementia Care in association with Young Dementia UK, this conference presents personal experiences, practical solutions and national initiatives which together improve the lives of people with young onset dementia.
- More information available here.
Webinars from Dementia Awareness week 2016
As part of Dementia Awareness Week 2016, Yorkshire and the Humber Dementia Clinical Network teamed up with University of Bradford School of Dementia Studies to present a series of lunch time webinars.
• Self-management and early adjustment to living well with dementia – Prof Gail Mountain, Professor of Applied Dementia Research, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Transfer
• Impact on relationships and families, especially where a parent has young onset dementia – Prof Jan Oyebode, Professor of Dementia Care
• Better Health in Residents in Care Homes project – Dr Alan Blighe, Research Programme Manager
- Watch them here.
House of Memories is an award-winning training programme, which targets the carers of people living with dementia. It provides participants with information about dementia and equips them with the practical skills and knowledge to facilitate a positive quality of life experience for people living with dementia.
Produced by Liverpool Museums, House of Memories offers a number of memory resources, activities and events, dementia awareness training for professionals, and buddy days for families, friends and volunteer carers.
Read more about the programme here. (Note – link not working 1 August 2016)
Last updated: 9 August, 2016