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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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.
Paul Cann, Age UK Oxford shire and Campaign to End Loneliness
Professor Marcus Richards,University College London
Karishma Chandaria, Alzheimer’s Society
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 email@example.com on +447970742062
or Maria Parsons,Chief Executive, CDAN on +447801 509993