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Fourth Annual Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference

When: April 16, 2015 all-day
Where: St Hugh’s College, Oxford, England, St Hugh's College, Saint Margaret's Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6LE, UK

Fourth Annual Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference The contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities.  Thursday 16 April 2015 St Hugh’s…

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Fourth Annual Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference @ St Hugh’s College, Oxford, England
Apr 16 all-day

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Fourth Annual

Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference

The contribution of creative arts to building dementia friendly communities.  Thursday 16 April 2015

St Hugh’s College,Oxford,England

A conference for everyone interested in improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers through the arts.

  • What happens to our creativity as we age?
  • In what ways do music, dance, and poetry affect the brain?
  • What is a relaxed performance?
  • How can we develop a partnership between our arts organisation and the local NHS Trust?
  • Where are the arts being used to train health and care staff?
  • How can museums work with people with dementia?
  • What tools are used to evaluate arts and dementia programmes?

Come and find the answers to these questions and more at CDAN’s conference that provides time to connect,learn,share and network

 

The conference will be of particular interest to:people with dementia and their carers, artists, musicians, dancers, actors, poets, arts organisations, museums,galleries, libraries, theaters, local authorities, the NHS,housing associations, care homes, academics, researchers, students and those working in government agencies and departments.

 

Conference presenters

Paul Cann, Age UK Oxford shire and Campaign to End Loneliness

Professor Marcus Richards,University College London

Karishma Chandaria, Alzheimer’s Society

John Killick

 

Workshop leaders

Lucinda Harvey, Society of London Theatres and SamPerkins,West Yorkshire Theatre

Dr Richard Coaten, Dance Movement Psychotherapist,

Jon Petter and Carolyn von Stumm, Turtle KeyArts

Tanya Myers, Meeting Ground Theatre Company

Tim Joss,  AESOP–Arts Enterprise with a Social Purpose

Douglas Hunter, Equal Arts,Newcastle

Amanda Trought, Reality Arts

David Slater, Entelechy Arts

Adam Kishtainy, Guideposts Trust Music Therapy

Chris Gage, Ladder to the Moon

Claire Benjamin,Liverpool Museums

Alex Casey,Suffolk Artlink

Bookings For further information, fees and accommodation go to  www.creativedementia.org and book at http://goo.gl/8H3ZEA

10 FREE PLACESfor artists sponsored byCreate Oxford

Queries- please call Conference Administrator: Elizabeth Mills,Eminence Grise elizabeth@eminence-grise.co.uk on +447970742062

or Maria Parsons,Chief Executive, CDAN on +447801 509993

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