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People with dementia can't read anymore Join the webinar
Matt Singleton

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Matt Singleton

Founder, Cognitive Books

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

28 June 2024 11:00 am

“People with dementia can’t read anymore.”

Debunking the myths and how to use reading in dementia care

People with dementia can’t read anymore…

This is one of the biggest myths in dementia care.

In our exclusive Sweet Pea Care webinar we will debunk this and many other myths around dementia and reading with our expert guest, Matt Singleton, Founder of Cognitive Books.

Reading is one of life’s great joys, and Matt will explain how people living with dementia can continue to read with specially adapted books, created in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society.

Matt will share the science behind reading and dementia, answer your questions and provide practical tips on how to make reading part of your dementia care daily routine.

Don’t miss this opportunity to debunk the myths and enhance the quality of life for individuals living with dementia.

Tickets are limited so sign up for your free ticket now!

About Cognitive Books

In collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society, Cognitive Books have been co-developed with people living with dementia, their supporters and dementia professionals.

Cognitive Books bring joy to people with dementia and their loved ones. Built on scientific research, we publish simple books with dynamic content that empower people to maintain their love of reading.

To find out more about Cognitive Books visit: www.cognitivebooks.co.uk

Matt Singleton

Expert Guest

Matt Singleton

Founder, Cognitive Books

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

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What will happen now my loved one has a dementia diagnosis? Join the webinar
LORRAINE HAINING

Expert Guest

Lorraine Haining

Specialist Practitioner, Dementia Carers Count

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

13 June 2024 1:30 pm

What will happen now my loved one has a dementia diagnosis?

And why is everyone with dementia so different?

Have you or your loved one received a dementia diagnosis?

Are you confused about what will happen next?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be very scary and overwhelming, but there is help available.

In this free Sweet Pea Care webinar we talk with Lorraine Haining, Specialist Practitioner from Dementia Carers Count as she shares her expert advice on what happens after a dementia diagnosis and why everyone living with dementia is different.

Lorraine will explain how you and your experience of dementia are unique; dementia is a complex and ever-changing condition that can’t be seen, but it affects every facet of your life.

In this informal but insightful discussion, Lorraine will also answer questions from the audience to provide practical tips for caregivers about their specific dementia care journeys and where to get help.

There are limited tickets available for this webinar so hurry up and book your free ticket today!

About Dementia Carers Count

At DCC we believe that Dementia Carers Count. We’re working towards a world where everybody taking care of someone with dementia feels confident, supported, and heard.

We provide free online information for carers, and one to one, confidential telephone support for unpaid carers, all designed and delivered by health and social care professionals.

We’re here to help carers develop skills and build resilience to help them cope with the highs and lows of caring for someone with dementia.

To find out more about Dementia Carers Count visit: dementiacarers.org.uk

LORRAINE HAINING

Expert Guest

Lorraine Haining

Specialist Practitioner, Dementia Carers Count

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

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Using music to improve mood & wellbeing in dementia care Join the webinar
Pam Ribbeck Playlist for Life

Expert Guest

Pam Ribbeck

Communities Officer, Playlist for Life

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

30 May 2024 1:30 pm

Using music to improve mood and wellbeing in dementia care

How to use music to create a personalised playlist

Music has the potential to touch our hearts and connect us to the people around us.

Whether it is listening to The Beatles, Frank Sinatra or children rehearsing for a school concert – music finds a way to influence our emotions and moods.

And for those living with dementia, music is a powerful tool to help reconnect and find themselves again.

For this exclusive Sweet Pea Care webinar we’re joined by Pam Ribbeck, Communities Officer at Playlist For Life to discuss the benefits of using music therapy and how it can help those affected by dementia.

Pam will answer carers questions and share practical tips on how to incorporate music into daily routines through a personalised playlist of favourite songs.

A personalised playlist is a low-cost and unique tool which can bring joy and highlight the ‘me’ in dementia.

From managing symptoms of dementia to strengthening connections with family and carers, a playlist has so many benefits including:

  • reducing anxiety
  • improving mood
  • make difficult tasks more manageable
  • evoke memories that can help families and carers connect.

Want to know how music can help you as a caregiver? Then join us for a free virtual event on Thursday 30th May 2024 at 13:30 (BST) to explore the power of music in enhancing mood and wellbeing for individuals with dementia.

Whether you’re a caregiver, healthcare professional, or simply interested in learning more, this event is for you. Grab your free ticket today.

Playlist for Life is a music and dementia charity. Our vision is simple: we want everyone with dementia to have a unique, personalised playlist and everyone who loves or cares for them to know how to use it. The charity was founded in 2013 by writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson after the death of her mother, Mamie, who had dementia.

Over two decades of scientific research has shown that listening to a personalised playlist can improve the lives of those living with dementia. In fact, listening to music that is personally meaningful has many psychological benefits, meaning anyone can benefit from a playlist. Find out more about Playlist for Life at: www.playlistforlife.org.uk

Pam Ribbeck Playlist for Life

Expert Guest

Pam Ribbeck

Communities Officer, Playlist for Life

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

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Mum's terrified of falling what can i do Join the webinar
Dr.Tom.Adler

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Dr Tom Adler

Founder of Bide

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

16 May 2024 1:30 pm

Mum’s terrified of falling what can I do?

Practical tips for caregivers to prevent falls

Half of people over 80 years old will have at least one fall a year.

And 2/3rds of those people will fall again within 12 months.

The statistics are scary, so if you or your loved one are afraid of falling and the negative impact it can have on health and wellbeing then this Sweet Pea Care webinar is for you.

We’re joined by fall prevention expert, Dr Tom Adler, Founder of Bide, a revolutionary yet simple fall prevention device which can help reduce night time falls.

Tom will share his personal story of caring and being a GP for over 30 years, witnessing first-hand the devastating frequency of fall-related injuries and the effect on the individual and their families. We’ll discuss practical tips to prevent falls and why we should focus on prevention rather than detection, plus answer your most pressing questions.

Join us for advice and tips on how to enable your loved one to live well at home and reduce the risk of falls.

Dr Tom Adler is Founder of Bide, a revolutionary yet simple fall prevention device which can help reduce night time falls. After realising that most technology out there is designed to detect falls, rather than prevent them, Tom identified an opportunity to help support vulnerable and frail older adults who were at risk of falling at night.

Many falls occur during the night, when older people can feel unsettled or disorientated; this sparked the idea for Bide, a unique fall prevention device, discrete enough to sit on a bedside table.

For more info on Bide visit their website.
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Dr.Tom.Adler

Expert Guest

Dr Tom Adler

Founder of Bide

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

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Is it safe for my loved one with dementia to live at home. webinar Join the webinar
Beth Britton Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Beth Britton

Dementia campaigner and author

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

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Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

2 May 2024 1:30 pm

Is it safe for my loved one with dementia to live at home?

Practical tips for caregivers

Does your loved one have dementia? Are you worried about their safety whilst living at home?

Then join us for an exclusive Sweet Pea Care webinar where we will share practical tips to help ensure the wellbeing and safety of people with dementia who want to continue to live independently in their own homes.

We’re joined by special guest, Beth Britton (Dementia Author and Campaigner). Beth will provide useful advice on how to navigate the challenges of caring for someone with dementia and answer your questions.

Beth Britton is a former carer to her father who had vascular dementia for 19 years. She is an expert content creator who won ‘Best Independent Voice on Older People’s Issues’ and is the author of D4Dementia, one of the foremost dementia blogs in the world. Beth also provides consultancy services to social care providers, including training and mentoring, and has worked with a variety of organisations including the Dept for Health and Social Care, CQC, PHE and NICE. Find out more about Beth’s work at bethbritton.com

Don’t miss out on this informative session that can make a real difference in your caregiving journey. Sign up now!

Beth is also an author for the Huffington Post.
Follow Beth Britton on X (Twitter).

Beth Britton Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Expert Guest

Beth Britton

Dementia campaigner and author

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Hosted By

Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

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Help i'm caring for someone with dementia Join the webinar
Beth Britton Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Expert Guest

Beth Britton

Dementia campaigner and author

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Hosted By

Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care

21 March 2024 1:30 pm

Help! I’m caring for someone with dementia.

Practical tips for caregivers

Are you struggling to care for a loved one with dementia?

Do you feel overwhelmed and under supported?

Then join us for an exclusive Sweet Pea Care webinar where we will share practical tips to help families like yours.

We’re joined by special guest, Beth Britton (Dementia Author and Campaigner). Beth will provide useful advice on how to navigate the challenges of caring for someone with dementia and answer your questions.

Beth Britton is a former carer to her father who had vascular dementia for 19 years. She is an expert content creator who won ‘Best Independent Voice on Older People’s Issues’ and is the author of D4Dementia, one of the foremost dementia blogs in the world. Beth also provides consultancy services to social care providers, including training and mentoring, and has worked with a variety of organisations including the Dept for Health and Social Care, CQC, PHE and NICE. Find out more about Beth’s work at bethbritton.com.

Don’t miss out on this informative session that can make a real difference in your caregiving journey.

Beth is also an author for the Huffington Post.
Follow Beth Britton on X (Twitter).

Beth Britton Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Expert Guest

Beth Britton

Dementia campaigner and author

Gemma Clay Sweet Pea Care Webinars

Hosted By

Gemma Clay

Founder Sweet Pea Care