Join us at Hackney Dementia Festival

St Joseph’s Hospice joins the Hackney Dementia Festival to celebrate Dementia Action Week – 17th to 23rd May 2021. Find out more about our online sessions and how you can join us to learn more about dementia.

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St Joseph’s Hospice joins the Hackney Dementia Festival to celebrate Dementia Action Week – 17th to 23rd May 2021.

As part of the festival, St Joseph’s Hospice Namaste Team are offering a series of online sessions open to anyone with an interest in dementia.

These one-hour sessions will take place at 2pm from Monday to Friday as follows:

Monday 17th May

Dementia Friends Information Session
Learn more about dementia, take home five key messages and what you can do to help people living with dementia in your community.

Tuesday 18th May

‘Honouring the spirit within’, an introduction to Namaste Care
Find out about this personalised sensory programme for people living with advanced dementia.

Wednesday 19th May

Playlist for Life
A practical workshop exploring how to identify and capture musical memories – including how to have conversations about music; how to find the right music and ways to listen to the playlist.

Thursday 20th May

Dementia: Validation and Communication through Empathy
In this workshop, Naomi Feil, pioneer of validation therapy, explains her empathetic approach in this powerful TED talk which we will explore after watching.

Friday 21st May

Dementia Friends Information Session
Learn more about dementia, take home five key messages and what you can do to help people living with dementia in your community.

Contact the Namaste team for details