Virtual Dementia Tour
FREE Virtual Dementia Tour Taster Session
A ‘first come first served’ three-minute taster session where you get to experience what it’s like to live with dementia.
The Virtual Dementia Tour is a proven method for understanding what people with dementia go through on a daily basis.
Turn up on the day to book your FREE taster session at the Virtual Dementia Tour on the Atrium Level.
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Full Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience
The only opportunity you’ll have this year, you’ll be able to participate as an individual in the full Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience.
Delivered to over 200,000 people a year in group sessions (for NHS Trusts, Care Homes etc), this is a fully immersive eight-minute Virtual Dementia Tour session, followed by a comprehensive 75 minute Training & Understanding session – a ‘must do’ experience for anyone involved in caring for people with dementia.
Certain to be extremely popular, you need to pre-book the Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience prior to your visit to the Show. (£60* fee includes one day entry ticket).
Dementia Interpreters Course
The challenges surrounding communication when supporting people living with dementia are the biggest barrier to being able to effectively support or care for that individual and this is where the Dementia Interpreters course comes in.
FREE Dementia Interpreters taster sessions
The Dementia Interpreters course will be giving short sessions where delegates will have their ability to speak, see, hear and move impaired to begin to recognise the many forms communication may take for a person living with dementia. Free sessions are available on both days of the show on the Atrium Level.
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Full practical sessions
The only opportunity for individuals, Training2Care will also be running 1-hour workshops to allow visitors to experience the full experiential practical session. Not only will this incredible experiential session build empathy and understanding, but it is also the first step in the journey of learning the language of dementia.
Delegates attending the workshop will have the opportunity to join a global network of registered Dementia Interpreters on the Dementia Dictionary, the world’s first completely free to use resource helping people to interpret behaviours and actions they see displayed by people living with dementia.
Sessions cost £45* and include 1 day entry to the show. *Booking fee applies
Dementia and Care Exhibitors
Discover hundreds of practical ideas and new solutions from a wide range of dementia and care specialists.
Exhibitors include businesses and organisations offering a range of products and services including: digital care solutions, care at home, care homes, living aids, reminiscence therapy, funding, training, assistive technology, charity, research, legal, education and finance.
Face-to-face advice and support
1-2-1 Dementia Advisor consultations
These sessions allow visitors to have a free 20-minute confidential consultation with an Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Advisor who can assist people with dementia and their carers in identifying their needs, providing individuals with support and help maintain their independence.
They can be booked onsite on the day at the Alzheimer’s Society stand 9 and are on a first come first served basis.
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. Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses supported by Dementia UK, they provide life-changing support for families affected by Alzheimer’s and all forms of dementia.
Sessions can be booked onsite on the day at the Dementia UK stand 34 and are on a first come first served basis.
Dementia and Care Matters Theatre
The main theatre hosts leading professionals speaking on a wide range of topics including research developments, communication, music, post diagnostic support, Lewy Body dementia as well as chaired daily Question Time panel sessions.
In this open theatre, care and dementia experts will cover a wide range of topics including Mental Capacity, nutrition, carers support, Young Onset Dementia, legal issues and specialist organisations will showcase latest products and services including taking part in research, assistive technology and more.
All of the speaker sessions are fully CPD Accredited and certificates will be accessible via a QR Code.