International Dementia Conference
Organization: Dementia Therapy Specialists
Venue: Phoenix Convention Center
|Event Date/Time: Nov 05, 2013 / 9:00 am - (MST)||End Date/Time: Nov 06, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (MST)|
The theme of the conference is: Providing cutting edge information and training for dementia therapy. There will be practical interactive workshops and presentations that will challenge your current perceptions and include controversial therapies such as hypnotherapy in dementia care, Doll Therapy and Sex and Sexual relationships in a care facility.
Over the two days, delegates will have the opportunity to attend eight interactive workshops and listen to cutting edge speakers from the USA and UK. These include Dr Dan Nightingale, a leading dementia doctor from the UK, Dr Simon Duff and Dr Roger Bullock, Tony Duke and Dr. Gary Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer; Action on Elderly Abuse, also from the UK, Kathy Balland, Marea Boylan and Linda Yee from the USA.
To make the conference a truly moving and real experience, the opening keynote will be delvered by a man living with dmentia who is supported by his wife. Together, hey will take you throught their own emotive journey.
This conference is suitable for people living with dementia, their loved ones, care facility staff, nurses, family doctors, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, geriatricians, dementia specialists, speech and language therapists, and social workers. There will be ample networking opportunities and you will meet new friends and associates. We also have twelve exhibitor spaces.