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The Validation Breakthrough: 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?

Validation is a method of communicating with and helping people living with dementia. It is a practical way of working that helps reduce stress, enhance dignity and increase happiness. Validation is built on an empathetic attitude and a holistic view of individuals. When one can "step into the shoes" of another human being and "see through their eyes," one can step into their world creating greater meaning for everyone.

Who is the event for?

People living with dementia, Family Carers, Health/Social Care Practitioners, Nurses, GPs, Social Workers, Care Managers, Volunteers.


Professor Dawn Brooker, University of Worcester, Association of Dementia Studies and Andy Bradley, Frameworks for Change

Cost: £95:00 includes: Refreshments, Lunch, Signed copy of “Validation -The Feil Method”

To book your place please go to ratcliffe-dementia.eventbrite.co.uk