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Cornwall Dementia Conference

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.

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.

We ask everyone except people living with dementia, their unpaid carers and those watching at home for a £5.00 fee. This subsidises a proportion of the event cost. This fee is non-refundable.

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