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Darwin Room, Hamilton Centre

Brunel University London

Kingston Lane

Uxbridge

UB8 3PH

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To mark Dementia Awareness Week, our seminar will focus on promoting quality of life for people with dementia and their families and carers. We will also present our interactive public engagement activities, devised to increase awareness of the challenges faced by people with dementia.


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10.00am Registration and coffee/tea


10.30am Welcome

Prof Christina Victor, Vice Dean - Research, College of Health and Life Sciences and Theme Leader - Ageing Studies, Brunel University London


10.40am Exploring exploring in people with Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA)

Prof Mary Gilhooly, Professor of Gerontology and Health Studies, Brunel University London

11.15am Interventions with people with young onset dementia: individuals, families and communities

Prof Mary Pat Sullivan, Professor of Social Work and Social Gerontology and Director of Social Work, Nipissing University, Canada and Emma Harding, PhD Student and Research Assistant, UCL and Brunel University London

12pm Lunch


12.45pm Living well with dementia

Prof Christina Victor, Vice Dean - Research, College of Health and Life Sciences and Theme Leader - Ageing Studies and Dr Isla Rippon, Research Fellow in Dementia Studies, Brunel University London

1.45pm In Their Shoes: Experiential Session to Raise Awareness of Dementia

Emma Harding, PhD Student and Research Assistant, UCL and Brunel University London and Rachel Woodbridge, PhD Student and Researcher, Brunel University London


2.30pm End of seminar

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