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Hope for Home Workshop

  • Tuesday 8th October 2019
  • 10:00 – 16:00
  • Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

Info and tickets

ardgowanhospice.org.uk/event/conference19/

Venue:

  • Broomhill Community Gardens,
  • 46 Mearns Street,
  • Greenock
  • PA15 4Q

Dementia Care at Home; Grief and Loss: Running Order

 

09.30-10.00

Registration and Refreshments

10.00

Welcome and Introduction

  • Linda McEnhill, CEO, Ardgowan Hospice and Hope for Home Trustee

10.05

The Carer Perspective

  • Joanie Speers, Carer, and Sheena McFarlane, Carer and Trustee Ardgowan Hospice and Chair of Campbell Snowdon Trustees

10.35

Family Bereavement Experiences: When a Surviving Family Member Has Dementia

  • Nikki Archer, Director of Supportive Care, St Giles Hospice

11.20

The Dementia Experience of People with Learning Disabilities

  • Dr Karen Watchman, Stirling University Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

12.05

Seeing Dementia as a Social Issue – Getting the Community Involved

  • Reverend Jonathan Croucher, Vicar, Christ Church, Gipsy Hill, London

12.35– 13.20

Lunch

13.20

What’s so great about gardening? How gardens and gardening can make a difference

  • Professor Harriet Gross, University of Lincoln

13.50

Innovations in Dementia and End of Life Care within a Care Home

  • Jim Melville, Manager of Campbell Snowdon Care Home, Quarriers Village

14.35

Tea Break and Interactive Session: “What is the greatest need for the people with dementia you are in contact with and how are you meeting it?’

15.15

Until the last breath and beyond- supporting families when dementia is advanced

  • Nicola Kendall, Namaste Lead, St Cuthbert’s Hospice and Lisa Howarth, Admiral Nurse

16.00

Closing remarks, Evaluations and Close

 

Hope for Home. Registered Charity No. 112293