THE ALZHEIMER’S SHOW – POSTPONED

Due concerns about the coronavirus and the many impacts this may have on The Alzheimer’s Show 2020, the organisers have made the decision to postpone the event. The show will now be held in the Autumn.

 This has been an extremely difficult decision and we deeply regret any inconvenience this postponement may cause. However, we have made this decision with the interests of our visitors, exhibitors and stakeholders at the forefront of our mind.

Check back in the next couple of weeks for new dates. 

Why come to The Alzheimer’s Show 2020?

This show is built around three very simple words that we think are vital when dealing with dementia: learn, share, experience.

Whether you care for someone with dementia as a professional or a family carer. Whether you’re living with or worried personally about dementia, or whether you are just interested in the latest ideas for prevention, we believe you’ll get a great deal out of this event.

Learn

  • Free Professional Advice: Personal, face to face appointments with Admiral Nurses, and Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Advisors – all sessions are free and can be booked on the day
  • Wide range of exhibitors: Representatives from many of the UK’s top organisations will have stands at the Show, offering advice and practical information in person
  • Specialist Information: Leading professionals in the field will cover all the latest developments in research, diagnosis, drugs trials and more
  • Practical Tools and Ideas: From large face clocks and nightlights to GPS trackers and smartphone apps, there are always lots of useful items on display to help with day to day activities

Share

  • Engaging and Informative Talks: Always a highlight of the show, we have a wide range of speakers lined-up to talk about all manner of topics, including their own experiences with dementia
  • Experienced Carers: Sharing their experiences and tips for how to keep on top of everything, even when it seems like you can’t go on
  • Question and Answer Sessions: Another extremely well-attended aspect of the show – put your questions to a panel made up of professionals, carers and people living with dementia

Experience

  • The Virtual Dementia Tour: This innovative training experience, run by Training2Care, will give you an understanding of what a person living with dementia experiences. The Virtual Dementia Tour takes away people’s primary senses, to let them experience the fear and frustration those with dementia go through on a daily basis. Free short ‘experiences’ are available at the Virtual Dementia Tour stand C5 and for the first time at any event in the UK, visitors can book tickets for the full Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience. Read more.
  • Namaste Care Room – hosted by Ebury Court: Namaste Care is a sensory care programme for those with end stage dementia. This purpose built room will showcase the programme and staff will be on hand to answer questions.
  • Fun and Educational Activities: Hands-on workshops and activities to stimulate beneficial behaviour – including reminiscence therapy, movement and art
  • Table Tennis Challenge: Always a very popular part of the show – learn how taking part in this activity can help in the early stages of dementia

Healthcare professionals

  • Professional and recognised event to further enhance your learning and professional development
  • Network with other professionals and share practical advice and experiences
  • Listen to and meet the top people in the field of dementia
  • Learn about complex issues such as communication, managing behaviour, iCST, nutrition and speech & language
  • Take part in The Virtual Dementia Tour; FREE short experiences and for the first time at any event, visitors can book the complete training session. Read more.
  • Find information, products and services to help with everyday activities

Public and family carers

  • Discover and try out new products designed to make life easier for people with dementia
  • Chat with Admiral Nurses and benefit from their specialist training and expert advice
  • See live demonstrations of dementia-related products and services, to help you in your everyday life
  • Take part in beneficial activities, such as music, exercise and art
  • Hear informative and inspiring talks from leading specialists, carers and people living with dementia
  • Take part in The Virtual Dementia Tour; FREE short experiences and for the first time at any event, visitors can book the complete training session. Read more.
“Whatever you need to know that will enable you to live better with dementia, you’ll find it out at The Alzheimer’s Show”

Jeremy Hughes, CEO, Alzheimer’s Society

Interactive Dementia Experiences

Virtual Dementia Tour. This innovative training experience, run by Training2Care, will give you an understanding of what a person living with dementia experiences daily. Short free sessions are available at Stand C5 and for the first time at any event in the UK, visitors can book the full Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience.
Find out more.

Namaste Care. This purpose-built room showcases how this sensory care programme helps those with end stage dementia. The programme encourages residents to engage through sensory activities, combining music, therapeutic touch, food, colour and scents. Specialists from Ebury Court will be on hand to show how the care is provided and to answer questions. Find out more.

The Alzheimer’s Show 2019. Video produced by Sophie Hill.

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