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Dementia is Global: the view from Australia
Wed 28 June 2017, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
The Edinburgh Centre for Research on the Experience of Dementia (ECRED) at the University of Edinburgh has a robust knowledge exchange partnership with the Dementia Centre, HammondCare. As part of a series of learning events, this morning of lectures will offer an insight into two innovative examples of dementia care and support from Australian academics and researchers.
ECRED is delighted to host Professor Christopher J Poulos, Head of Research and Aged Care Clinical Services, HammondCare and Conjoint Professor, University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine; and Associate Professor RosPoulos, Associate Professor in Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Dementia is global and there will be an opportunity to discuss shared interests in reablement and the arts.
10.00 Introduction Professor Heather Wilkinson, ECRED
10.10 What is Reablementand What Might it Look Like for People Living with Dementia? Professor Chris Poulos
11.00 An 'Arts on Prescription at Home' Pilot to Support Wellness in Dementia Carers and Care Recipient Dyads
Associate Professor Ros Poulos