Dementia Information and Advice Fayre 2019

Date: Monday 13th of May 2019
Start Time: 10am

The popular NNUH Dementia Information and Advice Fayre will be returning to the East Atrium this spring.

The hospital is assembling a wealth of experts and agencies for the event, which will take place in the East Atrium on Monday 13 May 2019 from 10am to 4.30pm.

The Dementia Information and Advice Fayre goes from strength to strength every year with a host of speakers, information stands and pop-up café.

The full line-up of speakers for the day has been confirmed for the lecture theatre:

10.30am – 11.00am  – Dementia Support in Norfolk and Waveney, Future Plans – Anne-Louise Schofield, Head of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Transformation, South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group

11.00am – 11.30am – The Admiral, the Psychologist and the Museum: A community approach to living well with dementia – Dr Adrian Leddy, NNUH Clinical Psychologist

11.40am – 12.00pm – Life on a Carousel: a carer’s viewpoint – Dianne Furnee, Wymondham Dementia Support Group

12pm – 1pm – ‘How about the carers? Supporting family carers in dementia’ – Eneida Mioshi, Professor of Dementia Care at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences UEA.

1.30pm – 2.30pm – ‘Turn around when possible: getting lost in dementia’ –   Michael Hornberger, Professor of Applied Dementia Research at Norwich Medical School

3pm – 3.30pm  – The Herbert Protocol –Superintendent Jason Broome, Head of Community Safety and Citizens in Policing, Norfolk Constabulary

3.30pm – 4.30pm – ‘We need to talk about assistive technology!’  – Chris Metcalf, Assistive Technology Manager, Norfolk County Council

The event is traditionally held on the week before dementia awareness week, which this year runs between 20th and 26th May.

For this year’s event we are calling on people to knit or crochet forget-me-not flowers, which will form a new piece of artwork for the fayre on 13 May.

The deadline to drop them off at the hospital is 16 April. For more information, click here

James Artherton-Howlett and Jenny Woolgrove from the NNUH Dementia Support Team with the knitted flowers