3rd Cornwall Dementia Conference taking place Friday 17th May 2024

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We are delighted to announce Cornwall’s 3rd dementia conference.

This year it will be taking place at the Pavilion centre, Royal Cornwall Showground, in Wadebridge, 09:00 to 16:30, on Friday 17th May 2024. This is the last working day of International Dementia Action Week.

The emphasis of this year’s conference is living well with dementia and supporting carers.  The conference will feature a range of speakers, workshops, and live performances, with an agenda and virtual delegate pack to follow shortly.

Some of the confirmed line-up includes:

  • Professor Sube Banerjee, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Medicine and Health Sciences at Nottingham University, delivering a session on Quality of Life and Quality of Care in Dementia.
  • Two of Cornwall’s Psychologists showcasing the living well with dementia group. This is an evidence based psycho-education group which gets together people recently diagnosed with dementia and their carers to talk about their hopes and fears, how to stay mentally and physically active, memory strategies, stress, diagnosis journey, advanced care planning, driving, new and old challenges.
  • Newly established charity, community, NHS and council services showcasing their work
  • Workshops including music therapy, poetry classes for carers, yoga and trauma informed facilitation, falls prevention class, massage for people living with dementia and photobook project to support people living with dementia be creative and collect memories.

To register to attend or livestream the dementia conference please use this link Dementia conference registration page

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