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Living Well with Dementia

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To mark Dementia Awareness Week, our seminar will focus on promoting quality of life for people with dementia and their families and carers. We will also present our interactive public engagement activities, devised to increase awareness of the challenges faced by people with dementia.

 

Programme

10.00am         Registration and coffee/tea

 

10.30am         Welcome

                       Prof Christina Victor, Vice Dean - Research, College for Health and Life Sciences and

                       Theme Leader – Ageing Studies, Brunel University London

10.40am         Exploring exploring in people with Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA)

                       Prof Mary Gilhooly, Professor of Gerontology and Health Studies, Brunel University London

11.15am         Interventions with people with young onset dementia: individuals, families and communities

                       Prof Mary Pat Sullivan, Professor of Social Work and Social Gerontology and Director of Social Work,

                       Nipissing University, Canada and Emma Harding, PhD Student and Research Assistant, UCL

                       and Brunel University London

 

12.00pm         Lunch

 

12.45pm         Living well with dementia

                       Prof Christina Victor, Vice Dean – Research, College for Health and Life Sciences and Theme Leader – Ageing

                       Studies and Dr Isla Rippon, Research Fellow in Dementia Studies, Brunel University London

 1.45pm          In Their Shoes: Experiential Workshop to Raise Awareness of Dementia

                       Emma Harding, PhD Student and Research Assistant, UCL and Brunel University London and  

                       Rachel Woodbridge, PhD Student and Researcher, Brunel University London 

 

2.30pm           End of seminar

 

For any queries, please contact: anna.liddle@brunel.ac.uk