Therapies for people with dementia

Wednesday, 12 December 2018
for participants
for carers

A Workshop affiliated to the Centre for Values-based Practice in Health and Social Care (St Catherine’s College, Oxford University).


12.00 pm – Outline of the afternoon from Dr Roz Austin (Collaborating Centre, St Catherine’s College, Oxford University).

12.10 pm – Dr Roz Austin. ‘Co-facilitating Sweet Memories: dementia poems with my granny, Wendy’. Please see:

12.40 pm – John Killick (Author of Poetry and Dementia, published by Jessica Kingsley publishers). ‘Poetry and Dementia: a practical session’. Please see:

14.00 pm – Coffee break

14.20 pm – Dr Richard Coaten (Dance Movement Psychotherapist working in the NHS in West Yorkshire). ‘Building bridges and dancing the in-between’.

15.20 pm – Panel with Roz, John and Richard: discussing therapies for dementia

16.00 pm – Closing

Arts 4 brain health Early stage Moderate dementia Dance & Movement Drama & Poetry

Contact details

Roz Austin

Event address

McInnes Room, The Warneford Hospital
Warneford Lane, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK

Transport options: Buses, Parking nearby, Disabled parking