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Event for families and professionals caring for someone with dementia

20 Jun 2014

Two University academics to speak at show aimed at carers

The Alzheimer's Show

The Alzheimer's Show is the UK’s only conference and exhibition for families and professionals caring for a person with dementia. Packed full of information, products, services and advice, The Alzheimer’s Show the place to find the practical help and support for those living, caring and working with dementia.

Professors Nigel Hooper and Stuart Pickering-Brown from FMHS Institute of Brain Behaviour and Mental Health will be among the speakers at this event.

Other speakers include Rt. Hon. Hazel Blears MP, retired professionals Dr Ann Johnson and Dr Mike Howarth, both now living with dementia, experts from Alzheimer’s Society, Alzheimer’s Research UK, Community Integrated Care and Admiral Nurses.

Presentations and discussions will cover a range of dementia and care topics including the latest research, dealing with difficult days, post diagnosis support, nutrition, legal issues and care financing.

The show also features ‘Question Time’ panel sessions each day, Admiral Nurses giving free, private consultations, Practical Workshops including music, yoga, creating dementia friendly environments and technology and an ‘Open Mic’ session for visitors to share their experiences.

There will be a Quiet Area staffed by dementia care specialists from Community Integrated Care and local author and cartoonist Tony Husband will be discussing his book about his father’s dementia.

More information

  • The Alzheimer’s Show will be held at EventCity, Manchester, on Friday 4 July (9.30am-5pm) and Saturday 5 July (9.30am-4.30pm).
  • Tickets cost £10* online (*+£1 booking fee) and £16 on the door. Student tickets are £9* online and £15 on the door. Use code ASM25 for a 25% discount on these prices.
  • To register online for tickets visit The Alzheimer’s Show or pay at the door.