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Care & Dementia Show

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015

Venue: NEC Birmingham

Dates: 3-4 November 2015

Care & Dementia Show is designed to provide education, products and services to any organisation responsible for the care of older people.

This includes proprietors, directors and managers of care homes, nursing homes, domiciliary care agencies, sheltered accommodation, learning disability homes, local authorities, specialist care units and private hospitals.

Read more details and booking information on the website.

The Validation Breakthrough: Naomi Feil - a Masterclass

Monday, 26 October, 2015

Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, WR2 5JN Worcester on

Monday, 26 October 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00


Naomi Feil, M.S.W., A.C.S.W., is the developer of Validation. She was born in Munich in 1932, and grew up in the Montefiore Home for the Aged in Cleveland Ohio, where her parents worked. Naomi developed Validation as a response to her concern about the lack of meaningful interactions that caregivers made with people living with dementia.

What is Validation?

Scottish Ecosystem for Innovation: Dementia Technology and Services

Wednesday, 14 October, 2015

Venue: Citizen M hotel, Glasgow

Date: Wednesday, 14th October 2015

The Scottish Ecosystem, formed by Digital Health & Care Institute, The Alliance, Joint Improvement Team, eHealth, NHS, NHS24 and SCTT, are delighted to invite participants to attend A Scottish Ecosystem for Innovation: Dementia Technology and Services, aimed at leaders from industry, academia and health and social care in Scotland.

Seminar: 'Literature in care homes: shared reading as a non-medical intervention for people with dementia'

Thursday, 8 October, 2015

Venue: Room B28 YANG Fujia building, University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU
Date: Thursday 8th October 2015 (11:30-12:30)

Speaker: Dr Kevin Harvey 

Kevin will examine the phenomenon of shared reading, how shared reading might work in a care home and help to lessen the symptoms of dementia - including what type of literary texts are able to achieve certain aims and are most useful/appropriate in such a context.

Understanding the diagnosis and progression of young onset dementia and the impact on families and relationships

Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

FREE Networking Event and Publication Launch

Venue: Hillside Church, 37 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4JZ

Wednesday 30th September 2015, 2pm - 5pm

This networking event and publication launch is being hosted by Dementia Pathfinders Community Interest Company in partnership with the Cognitive Neurology Service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.