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PUBLIC SEMINAR: CARING Perspectives: Living with Dementia and the Caregiver Experience

18 Nov 2016

A public seminar entitled 'CARING Perspectives: Living with Dementia and the Caregiver Experience' will take place on Monday 28th November, 2016 at 2-6pm in the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, UCC.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Eamon O’Shea (NUI, Galway) - Current issues in Dementia Care in Ireland and Internationally
  • Ms Vanessa Bradbury (The Alzheimer Society Of Ireland) – Insights Into Dementia: A Brief Evaluation of Feedback from Family Carers’
  • Ms Betty Cogan (Cork Alzheimer Café) - The Carer’s Perspective
  • Ms Kathy Ryan (Vice Chair of Irish Dementia Working Group) – Living With Younger Onset Alzheimers’ and
  • Dr Andrew Allen (UCC/APC Microbiome Institute) “Stress in Caregivers”

Exhibition of unique artwork developed during the project guided by expert art therapists, Ms Karen Meikle, Mr Killian O’Dwyer and Ms Tina Whelan.

The Symposium is hosted by UCC’s Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Science and Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, together with the APC Microbiome Institute. The Health Research Board (HRB) is supporting this symposium through a Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination Award which aims to maximize the uptake of research findings into policy and/or practice. 

Attendance is free and all are welcome, but registration is required. To register, please email clarkelab@ucc.ie with your name and contact details. 

College of Medicine and Health

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3rd Floor, Erinville Hospital Western Road University College Cork Cork , T12 EKDO

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