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Association for Dementia Studies masterclass

The Association for Dementia Studies invites you to a 1 day masterclass on ‘Intimacy and Sexuality in the context of people living with dementia in a care setting’  on 10th November at City Campus. Topic – Sexuality and intimacy are basic human needs. They address different emotional and physical needs for people through their life span. […]

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Creativity in Elder Care Event

The Association for Dementia Studies invites you to come and join us for … ‘Creativity in Elder Care’ on 22 September 2016 here at the University of Worcester City Campus, Charles Hastings Building CHG009 from 14:00 to 16:00 (registration and tea/coffee and biscuits from 13:30). This is free to Worcester University Students and staff – […]

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Creativity in Elder Care event

The Association for Dementia Studies invites you to come and join us for … ‘Creativity in Elder Care’ on 22 September 2016 here at the University of Worcester City Campus, Charles Hastings Building CHG009 from 14:00 to 16:00 (registration and tea/coffee and biscuits from 13:30). This is free to Worcester University Students and staff – […]

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Creativity in Elder Care – Association for Dementia Studies event

The Association for Dementia Studies invites you to come and join us for… ‘Creativity in Elder Care’ on 22 September 2016 here at the University of Worcester (room to be confirmed) from 14:00 to 16:00 (registration and tea/coffee and biscuits from 13:30).   Free to Worcester University Students and staff – please register here. Please join […]

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Dementia survey

The association for dementia studies, would like to know how we can help you inform your students about dementia and its impact. To do so, please complete this survey. It should take less than 5 minutes to complete. Open until the 30th May: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ADS-TEDS  

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Hereford University Centre’s public lecture ‘Understanding Dementia and New Approaches’

Hereford University Centre’s public lecture ‘Understanding Dementia and New Approaches‘, by Professor Dawn Brooker. Please see the invitation for more information: Hereford University Centre Public Lecture 17 March 2016 – Understanding Dementia and New Approaches Please do inform your students of this event, as well as colleagues, friends and family. The lecture is free of charge, […]

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Dementia research events

150714 DEMENTIA FRIENDLY RURAL COMMUNITIES Joyce Simard Event Attendance by University of Worcester staff and students is encouraged and a limited number of free places have been allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please email dementia@worc.ac.uk to reserve your place.

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Hackathon – technology and dementia experts share ideas

Hackathon June 4th 2015 9am to 9pm University of Worcester Computing Labs, City Campus, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 3AS Free event open to all University of Worcester students Free refreshments throughout the day Voucher prizes for winning idea (to be judged by Keynote Speakers) Are you interested in social isolation and dementia and how technology can help solve some of the issues? We […]

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Dementia Awareness Day at The Hive

To acknowledge Dementia Awareness Week The Hive, Worcester’s joint county council and university library, is holding a day of talks about dementia. NHS Consultants Bernie Coope and Felicity Richards both work in ‘older adult mental health’ and will be talking about the biology of the brain, the Early Intervention service, as well as their book […]

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Dementia Awareness Stand and Cake Sale – 18th May

As part of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week (17th-23rd May) the Association for Dementia Studies will have an awareness stand in the main reception area of the St John’s Campus on the morning of Monday 18th May. There will be information, activities and the chance to sign up for a ‘Dementia Friends’ session. You […]

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The Challenges and Solutions for Rural and Urban Dementia

The Challenges and Solutions for Rural and Urban Dementia Ian Sherriff and Liz Hitchins 14th July 2015 4:15pm (refreshments) 4.30pm start – 6pm finish The Studio at The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PB Cost: £10 If you wish to book a place please use the online booking system at: https://secure.worc.ac.uk/cgi-bin/dementia_conf/booking.pl Attendance by […]

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BPS Seminar Series

BPS Seminar Series – Save the Date BPS Seminar Series – Programme Maintaining personhood in advanced dementia through understandings of identity Dawn Brooker The policy narrative around dementia has shifted from one that encapsulated dementia as “the death that leaves the body behind” to one that suggests we should be “Living Well with Dementia”. This […]

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Dementia: Changing Minds

The 15th Annual Worcestershire Palliative Care Conference 9 July 2015 Worcester Rugby Club, 9am – 4.30pm This interactive conference is open to all health and social care practitioners, and users interested in Palliative Care and Dementia. End of Life Care for people living with dementia presents a number of challenges which need to be considered […]

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Mobile Computing Technologies in Residential Care Settings

Mobile Computing Technologies in Residential Care Settings Wednesday  14th January 2015 4:15pm  (refreshments) 4.30pm start – 6pm finish Room EEG162, Edward Elgar Building University of Worcester, St John’s Campus, Presented by Professor Neil Maiden Free places for University of Worcester staff and students Please email dementia@worc.ac.uk to reserve your place stating ‘Neil Maiden Seminar’ in […]

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Institute of Health and Society Research Seminar

The 3rd David Jolley Lecture The changing face of old age mental health care: lessons and experience from research presented by David Challis Professor of Community Care Research; Director PSSRU at University of Manchester; Associate Director NIHR School for Social Care Research David Challis has undertaken the development and evaluation of a series of studies […]

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Mobile Computing Technologies in Residential Care Settings

Wednesday 14th January 2015 4:15pm (refreshments) 4.30pm start – 6pm finish Room EEG162, Edward Elgar Building University of Worcester, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ Presented by Professor Neil Maiden Neil Maiden is Professor of Systems Engineering at City University London. He is and has been a principal and co-investigator on numerous EPSRC and EU-funded research […]

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Namaste Care Seminar

Engaging People with Dementia at the End of Life Presented by Min Stacpoole Thursday 20th November 2014 4:15pm (refreshments) 4.30pm start – 6pm finish The Cotswold Suite, Edward Elgar Building University of Worcester, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ Min has worked with older people for over 30 years. She trained as a […]

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Dementia Friends event

Wednesday 26th November 2014 Please view the flyer for further details.

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Dementia Friends Information Session

Please see the attached poster for details.

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Dementia Friends Information session

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Dementia Friends Sessions at The Hive

Sessions are available on 9 September and 14 October.

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ESRC Seminar Series 2012-14: Ageing, Race and Ethnicity

Seminar Five: Engaging black and minority mid and later life people in research. Tuesday 1st April 2014 The Hive, The Butts, Worcester WR1 3PB Engaging black and minority mid and later life people in research: Hard to reach or not on the map? The Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) at the University of Worcester is pleased […]

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‘Thinking Differently About Dementia’ Event

‘Thinking Differently about Dementia” on Thursday 16th January 2014 from 4:15pm – 7pm at the The Cotswold Suite, Edward Elgar Building, University of Worcester, St John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ “Thinking Differently about Dementia” is a powerful, inspiring and thought provoking seminar which will introduce participants to the ground breaking work of Andy […]