Summer School 2022

Tuesday 5th July

10.30am -12pm: Welcome to Summer School

  • The work of Dementia UK
  • How to pursue a career in Admiral Nursing
  • A day in the life of an Admiral Nurse

2pm – 3.30pm: Changes in dementia care

  • What’s happening in dementia? An update
  • Working differently. Remote and face to face – the benefits and challenges.

Wednesday 6th July

10.30am – 12pm: The brain and dementia

  • Overview of the common types of dementia
  • Delirium in dementia

2 – 4pm: Lewy body dementia

  • Symptoms and support

Thursday 7th July

10.30am – 12pm: Young onset dementia

  • Symptoms and support

2 – 3.30pm: Health and wellbeing in dementia

  • Maintaining mobility and preventing falls
  • Nutritional needs
  • Financial affairs and sources of support

Friday 8th July

10.30am – 12pm: Supporting the family #ILiveWithDementia

  • Relationship-centred care  
  • “What it feels like for us” – perspective from families living with dementia