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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: Lived Experiences of Dementia

17th Jun 2023
9:00 - 11:00am (GMT)
17th Jun 2023
9:00 - 11:00am (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
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Description

Join us for an enlightening event focused on gaining insights into the personal experiences of Ms Emily Ong and Ms Kate Swaffer, two remarkable individuals living with dementia. This event will delve into their unique journeys and will shed light on their notable contributions to the field of dementia advocacy.

The event will culminate in a thought-provoking discussion on how future healthcare professionals can enhance their understanding and support for individuals living with dementia. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge and practical insights that can be applied in their future healthcare careers.

Summary

This event is perfect for medical professionals looking to gain in-depth insights into the experiences of individuals living with dementia. Participants will come away with an enhanced understanding of how to provide effective and compassionate support for these individuals and the importance of advocacy for the field of dementia research.

Learning objectives

1. Understand the lived experiences of individuals with dementia, as shared by Ms Emily Ong and Ms Kate Swaffer. 2. Develop knowledge of how to identify changes in the cognitive, emotional, and physical health of an individual living with dementia. 4. Learn practical tips for approaching conversations and interactions with dementia patients. 5. Gain insight into advocacy efforts related to dementia, especially those undertaken by Ms Emily Ong and Ms Kate Swaffer.
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17th Jun 2023
9:00 - 11:00am (GMT)
Online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
ONLINE