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Alzheimer's Research UK Research Conference 2016

Tuesday, 8 March, 2016

Venue: Manchester Town Hall

Dates: 8 and 9 March 2016

The Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference is the UK’s largest dementia research conference and this year there will be up to 450 delegates in the Neo-Gothic surroundings of Manchester Town Hall. With no parallel sessions, this is the perfect conference to gain insight from basic researchers through to clinical colleagues.

Find more information and booking details here.

Arts, Health and Wellbeing Webinar

Tuesday, 19 January, 2016

The first part of this free online presentation will consider the value of recorded music for the rehabilitation of people poststroke. The second will examine the value of group and care-giver singing for people affected by dementia.
This work is of considerable significance to the field of arts, health and wellbeing. It begins to place the value of musical interventions in health and social care on a secure scientific foundation.

Sharing wishes for end-of-life planning with loved ones - online chat

Monday, 23 November, 2015

Thursday December 3rd 2015 from 8pm-9pm UK time (3pm-4pm USA Eastern time)

The holidays are certainly times of reflection and gratitude with families, friends and community members. But for many individuals, these periods with family can be stressful. Susan Bauer-Wu, newly appointed president of the Mind & Life Institute, and end-of-life and health care specialist, offers a suggestion for a new holiday conversation - talking with those you love about end-of-life wishes.

Sign up for the online chat here.

Younger people living with dementia

Friday, 20 November, 2015

Younger people living with dementia: Joined up working between psychiatry, neurology and clinical genetics to improve diagnosis

Venue: Wilkins Building, University College London

Date: 20th November 2015

Organised by: Division of Psychiatry, University College London in association with The Journal of Dementia Care

Good practice for dementia care workers: Webinar

Friday, 20 November, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM GMT
Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Good practice in dementia care: What do care workers need to know?

Do you need to brush up on your knowledge of dementia but haven't been given the opportunity? Community Care's free webinar will offer tools to help. 

The webinar will provide an overview of the key practice elements - from recognising how the condition affects people to communicating with individuals more effectively.