SHOW FEATURES

Alzheimer’s Society

1-2-1 Dementia Advisor consultations

These consultations allow visitors to have a free 20- minute confidential consultation with an Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Advisor who can offer advice and support to people affected by dementia. They will be joined by Marie Curie Information and Support Line Officers for specific information about dementia at end of life.

Marie Curie LogoConsultations can be booked onsite on the day at the Alzheimer’s Society stand F10 and are on a first come first served basis.

Training sessions

45 minute informative, free interactive session based on the one day course ‘Stepping inside Dementia’.

By the end of the session participants will:
· understand what is dementia and the unique ways it affects people
· learn how to build positive relationships to support people with dementia
· recognise how our actions can affect the way a person connects with us
· take away 5 top tips for supporting people with dementia to live well

Sessions run 9.45am, 1pm and 4pm on Friday and Saturday. Sign up at the Alzheimer’s Society stand F10.

DUK logo-webDementia UK Admiral Nurses 1-2-1 Clinics

These popular 1-2-1 clinics allow visitors to have a free 25- minute confidential consultation with an Admiral Nurse. Sessions can be booked onsite on the day at the Dementia UK stand F1 and are on a first come first served basis.

The clinics were fully booked for both days and were able to offer invaluable advice and support to carers of people with dementia.

The Law Society Free Advice Surgeries

As part of attending The Alzheimer’s Show, the Law Society is running a series of FREE one to one advice surgeries with highly experienced and qualified solicitors, which can be booked on the day.

The Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) is the recognised quality mark for legal experts in drafting wills and dealing with matters of probate.

Alzheimer’s in the Frame: Memorable Icons

View a collection of original artworks created for The Alzheimer’s Show by highly acclaimed and talented artists. It features famous icons – including Margaret Thatcher, Rita Hayworth and Prunella Scales, all of whom either lived or are living with dementia.

This unique project is part of our ongoing aim to help raise awareness of dementia.

BAT & Butterfly Vs. Alzheimer’s. Table Tennis

Table Tennis – The World’s Number One Brain Sport! So designated, by United States and Japanese Neuroscientists after extensive clinical studies.

Come and take part in a table tennis challenge with a specifically designed table and bat and discover how this activity can help in the early stages of dementia.