Events

International Dementia Conference - Mission Impossible? Truth and Lies in the Age of Choice

International Dementia Conference - Mission Impossible? Truth and Lies in the Age of Choice

Starts: 7th June, 2018

Duration: Two Days

Location: Hilton Sydney, Australia

We are inviting submissions that will challenge, inform and contribute to shaping the future of dementia care.

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International Design School

International Design School

Starts: 31st October, 2017

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Greenwich, Sydney

From the recognised leaders in aged-care & dementia care expertise, a two day intensive foundation course providing the latest evidence and practices in care environments in an interactive, experiential style forum.

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Dementia Cottage Experience

Dementia Cottage Experience

Starts: 7th December, 2017

Duration:

Location: Hammondville

Not quite sure what you want to build or planning a refurbishment of your residential or community care setting?
Dementia Cottage Experience workshops provide you with an interactive educational opportunity to:
- See the principles of dementia design in practice
- Experience international design expertise alongside a guided tour of an empty cottage
- Ask questions on the environment and the translation into practice

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A light breakfast with David McNair

A light breakfast with David McNair

Starts: 8th November, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: Various

A light breakfast with internationally acclaimed and published expert on Lighting for ageing and dementia

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Music Engagement for Dementia Care - Special Offer!

Music Engagement for Dementia Care - Special Offer!

Starts: 15th November, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: Melbourne

This workshop will challenge our approach to the use of music to build meaningful connections. Learn from evidence-based research on how to improve support for people living with dementia.

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Dining for Engagement (AU)

Dining for Engagement (AU)

Starts: 9th August, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast, Hobart

This practical one-day interactive workshop will cover the essential ingredients and skills needed to create enjoyable and engaging mealtime experiences for older people and people with dementia.

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Enlighten: Lighting for Older People and People with Dementia (UK)

Enlighten: Lighting for Older People and People with Dementia (UK)

Starts: 1st December, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: University of Edinburgh

A light brunch with internationally acclaimed and published expert David McNair on Lighting for ageing and dementia

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International Design School (UK)

International Design School (UK)

Starts: 21st February, 2018

Duration: Two days

Location: University of Edinburgh & Birmingham

A two-day intensive foundation course providing the latest evidence and practices in care environments in an interactive, experiential style forum and featuring our world-first virtual care home.

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Design is Personal - Lecture Series (UK)

Design is Personal - Lecture Series (UK)

Starts: 21st March, 2018

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Location: University of Edinburgh

Design impacts on all of our lives, whether we are aware of it or not. This series of lectures delivered by international speakers highlights the different ways in which design integrates with the experiences of people living with dementia, carers and care staff.

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The Room Outside Seminar (UK)

The Room Outside Seminar (UK)

Starts: 22nd March, 2018

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Location: University of Edinburgh

Learn how to maximise the benefits of being outdoors with the new book, The Room Outside, Designing outdoor living for older people and those with dementia.

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The Design School for People Living with Dementia (UK)

The Design School for People Living with Dementia (UK)

Starts: 13th March, 2018

Duration:

Location: Birmingham

The first of its kind anywhere in the world, the Design School for People Living with Dementia, will provide a forum for people with dementia to share their experiences and develop a rich bank of knowledge to inform architects, planners, developers and service providers.

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Introduction to VR: Possibilities in Dementia Care (UK)

Introduction to VR: Possibilities in Dementia Care (UK)

Starts: 13th December, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: University of Edinburgh

This interactive half-day event will facilitate discussion on the potential of Virtual Reality (VR) in practice settings and consider the range of VR applications in work with people who have dementia. Participants can explore a virtual reality care home and debate the ethical use of VR in practice.

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Other International Events

Other International Events

Starts: 8th November, 2017

Duration: Ongoing

Location: International

Nov 8-11, 2017 RANZCP Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Conference Auckland
July 26-29, 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference Chicago USA

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