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Liverpool Dementia Information Day

Liverpool Dementia Information Day

29 September 2022

10am  – 5pm

Bridge Chapel Centre
Heath Road, Allerton L19 4XR

A FREE drop-in event for people living with dementia, their carers plus organisations working with and for people affected by dementia and anyone interested in finding out more about the condition.

Exhibition area, talks, activities, guidance and support and much more. For details contact ldaa@dementiaactionliverpool.com  or visit ldid22.dementiaactionliverpool.com

Programme

Morris room – 10.00– 5.00 Exhibition

Wilberforce room – 10.30– 4.30 Presentations

10.30 – Liverpool City Council
Speaker TBA
The Joint Dementia 5 Year Forward Plan – progress update and priorities for the year ahead

11.00 – Ruth Eley, & Hazel Barrow, tide;
Finding your voice as an unpaid carer, connecting with other carers and use your voices to create change

Michelle Barrett, The Reader Organisation Connecting People to Stories and Each Other – Reader activities for people with dementia, carers and loved ones.

11.30 – Kate Martinez, Sefton Park Palm House;
Suzie Williams Everyman & Playhouse Theatres
– getting out and about, offering a warm welcome to people with dementia and carers

12 noon – Anne Forrester, Jackson Lees Solicitors Planning ahead – wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney – What, when and why?

1.45 Dawn Carroll, House of Memories – National Museums Liverpool’s dementia awareness programme for families and professionals

2.00 – Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool Dementia research & why it’s important to get involved

Emma Stafford, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust Getting a diagnosis – why it matters, how you go about it and what happens next

2.30 – Hilary Tetlow, SURF; connect with other people with dementia & carers, get support, share ideas

Paul Ainger, Local Solutions Carers’ assessments and Liverpool Carers Centre

3.00 – Carole Hill, Associate Liverpool Place Director Cheshire & Merseyside Integrated Care Partnership – what it means for service users and staff in the city

4.00 – Hayley Winstanley, Alzheimer’s Society Help and Hope: -local services and national support for people affected by dementia

PLUS House of Memories: On The Road immersive mobile museum, on site all day

Dementia Friends information sessions Carmichael room at 11.00, 1.30 and 3.30 

Jackson & Lees legal advice surgery Nightingale room 11-12.00, 2-3.30, please book slot at Reception

Living with dementia ‘Boredom Busters’ with Stan and Roy Morris Room 12.00

The Brain Charity dance workshop Morris room 3.30 – 4.00

The event is organised by:

The event is supported by:

Content provided by Dementia Action Liverpool (DAL).

Dementia Action Liverpool (DAL) is a not-for-profit company set up and controlled by Liverpool Dementia Action Alliance to carry out legal, financial and contractual functions on its behalf in support of people living with dementia and family carers.

Published on Fri, 19 Aug 2022 16:22:51 GMT
Modified on Tue, 23 Aug 2022 15:54:44 GMT