Memories FC Community Conference
We would like to invite you to our end of project Community Conference at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Thursday 29th November 2012 (9.30-16.30)
If you are a practitioner from Health or Social Care who works with people with dementia, an informal or paid carer, a researcher or educator with an interest in dementia care and reminiscence work, this day will be of particular interest to you.
(see below for information on a day for people with dementia and their family carers)
The Scottish Football Reminiscence Partnership Public Conference is an event to share the findings and celebrate the success of the AHRC & SFC funded Knowledge Exchange Project.
"Harnessing the Heritage of Football: Creating Meaningful Activities and Therapeutic Work with People with Dementia."
This novel project has demonstrated the potential of football focussed reminiscence, creatively exploring how a fusion between cultural heritage, scientific insights, design and performing arts can benefit and improve the lives of people with dementia and their family carers.
The event will include talks, a Knowledge Exchange Cafe, the premier of "I left my heart" a dramatic piece based on our findings by playwright and broadcaster Padraig Coyle, performed in the Scottish national Football Museum. Other highlights include a demonstration of an interactive prototype digital 'Memory Cube' deigned by collaborators at Northumbria University and Quilting Memories.
Speakers include Mr Henry Simmons , CEO of Alzheimer Scotland; Professor John Starr, from the Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network -SDCRN; Professor Debbie Tolson, Professor of Gerontological Nursing at Glasgow Caledonian University & Professor Hugh O'Donnell, Glasgow School for Business & Society, Glasgow Caledonian University.
To register for this free conference go to http://memoriesfc3.eventbrite.com/For more information contact Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
The second day of our public conference will take place on Friday 30th November 2012 (12.30pm-4.00pm).
This day is specially for people with dementia, family and other carers and the public who have an interest in reminiscence.
The event will include football memory activities, the premier of "I left my heart" a dramatic piece based on football memories, performed in the Scottish national Football Museum. Other highlights include a demonstration of an interactive prototype digital 'Memory Cube' deigned by collaborators at Northumbria University, the Quilting Memories project, a tour of the Scottish Football Hall of Fame, The Scottish Football Museum, a Mini Stadium Tour and other exciting activities.
Contact Andy if you wish to attend.
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