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National Quarterly Meeting

Event Date:
Wednesday 20 May 2015
Museum of Liverpool

10:30am – 11:00am Registration and refreshments

11:00am – 11:10am Chair’s opening: Prof Dawn Brooker – Director; Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester

11:10am – 11:30am How do creative therapies help people affected by dementia: Tommy Dunne - Living with dementia

11:30am – 12:05pm House of Memories: Carol Rogers - Executive Director;  National Museums Liverpool

12:05pm – 12:25pm Break

12:25pm – 13:05pm Keeping Connected - the power of life stories: Anna Gaughan - Chief Executive; Life Story Network and Research on creative therapies for people with dementia nearing the end of life: Claire Garabedian - Research Associate; University of Worcester

13:05pm – 14:05pm Lunch

14:05pm – 14:25pm The Dementia & Imagination study: Evaluating the impact of visual art with people living with dementia: Catrin Hedd Jones - Research Officer; Bangor University

14:25pm – 15:15pm How to start a creative conversation: Penny Allen - Arts & Older People Project Manager; The Courtyard Herefordshire

15:15pm – 15:35pm Break

15:35pm – 15:55pm Developing creative products for people with dementia: Ben Atkinson-Willes - Founder; Active Minds

15:55pm – 16:15pm Dementia friendly arts venues: Nikki Crowther - Head of Community Engagement; Alzheimer's Society

16:15pm – 16:25pm Secretariat Update: Simon Kitchen; Executive Lead, DAA

16:25pm – 16:30pm Chair’s closing speech

16:30pm Close