Caring for someone with Dementia – Virtual Drop-in

Events Every Tuesday

Are you caring for someone with Dementia? Our weekly drop-ins are held, via Zoom, every Tuesday – 2pm – 3pm? 

 https://swanseauniversity.zoom.us/j/92515562230?pwd=Wkc5aEJQdy8wbFl0VFZ5M3c4ZWlOZz09

Speakers for the upcoming drop-ins:

11th May : Dr. Matthew Bennet – Professor Matt Bennett is Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE) at the University of Sheffield, UK. Matt’s expertise is in inequalities and wellbeing outcomes of care, prosocial behaviour and social diversity. He is Co-Investigator in the ESRC ‘Sustainable Care’ and NIHR ‘Achieving Closure’ programmes that look at the cost and contributions of care and the impact of care home closures. His expertise is in linking and analysing large-scale surveys and administrative datasets using advanced statistical methods. Matt’s social care research (both academic and co-produced with Carers UK) has consistently featured in the media nationally and has been debated in the House of Lords.

As part of the session he will be describing Sustainable Care UKRI ‘Carers Count’ public engagement work, including the importance of carer identification and recognition, and the role of the census in planning services and understanding inequalities (and summarize some of the work we are doing with the Office for National Statistics).

18th May:  Open Mic-Carers have their say and  University Health Board Dementia Team Q&A

25th May : Isobel Jones – Welsh Ambulance Service

1st June: Gavin Stewart from REENGAGE – Engaging Older people in online groups and services.

8th June: Alison Johnstone – Dementia Specialist – Welsh Ambulance Service.

Contact irene@swanseacarerscentre.org.uk for further information

Tel: 07903671597