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Dementia Action Week 2022: Dementia Webinar – Avery

We’re here to tell you it’s not too late to sign-up for our free dementia webinar. As part of our campaign to raise awareness during Dementia Action Week, this insightful session, hosted by our expert and Head of Dementia Care, Jo Crossland, will cover topics such as:

– what dementia is and its different forms

– the facts, as well as the many myths wrongly associated with dementia

– ways in which the illness can impact people’s physical and mental health

– how person-centred dementia care can help those affected by it to live comfortably

We’re also giving the opportunity for viewers to put questions directly to Jo during a Q&A session at the end of the webinar, or contact her privately with those questions of a more sensitive nature.

When is the Dementia Webinar Taking Place?

There will be two sessions taking place (so don’t worry if you can’t make this session).

The first will be on Tuesday May 17 (2022) at 11:00 am BST. The second will take place on Thursday May 19 (2022) at 07:00 pm BST.

How do I Sign-up for the Avery Healthcare Dementia Webinar?

It’s easy and totally free. Simply click the link below and follow the instructions to reserve your place for Tuesday May 17.

Want to book your place for Thursday May 19 instead? Click the link below and follow the instructions.

Once you’ve done this, you’ll receive a confirmation email with all the information you’ll need to join either session of our dementia webinar.

A Little Bit About Jo Crossland – Our Dementia Subject Expert

Jo is our Head of Dementia Care. Her experience with dementia is a personal one, having cared for her grandfather who developed dementia. She has a wealth of experience in the elderly care sector, having qualified as a Registered General Nurse more than three decades ago, specialised in mental health at an NHS Trust and delivered academic programmes and training causes at the University of Bradford’s School of Dementia Studies.

Since 2016, Jo has been our dementia subject expert, where she’s developed our ReConnect memory care strategy, the Cutlery-Free dining approach in our care homes and continues to be a champion for best practice in dementia care.