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Listening to the Voices of Dementia: Learning from the Inside

  • Course Dates: Mon 17 September 2018, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

An opportunity to listen carefully to the experiences of people who are living with dementia to develop understanding through dialogue.

The event should be helpful for people living with dementia, family members, professionals, volunteers, clergy and pastoral workers.

Keynote speaker: Jennifer Bute (pictured above), a former GP from Southampton who retired when she was diagnosed with early onset dementia. Since then, she has given many talks and says that the experience of helping people to understand the condition has been ‘a glorious opportunity.’

Jennifer will be joined by Elizabeth Bartlett, a Salisbury-based social worker who has pioneered new methods of counselling and peer support for people living with dementia and their carers. The workshop will be hosted by the Principal of Sarum College, James Woodward, who has written and lectured widely on dementia and spirituality.

Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Mon 17 September 2018
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
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Elizabeth Bartlett runs the Laverstock Memory Support Group and has over 30 years experience of working with people who have dementia. Jennifer Bute (pictured above) retired early as a GP with early onset of Alzheimer’s. She’s passionate in helping more people understand the disease. James Woodward is Principal of Sarum College and Coordinator for the Centre for Human Flourishing. As a practical theologian he has focussed particularly on areas of health and healing, old age, the practice of theological reflection, and end of life care.
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Course Price:
£60, includes lunch and refreshments. Free for those living with dementia; £25 for an accompanying carer)