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Wander-walking - Evidence and Creative Responses - a 1-day Workshop with Professor Jan Dewing (Cork, 30 Jan)

There are over 44,000 people in Ireland living with dementia; ‘’Wandering’’ is a common and dangerous behaviour associated with this condition.

Below you will find details about Sonas' upcoming International Dementia Workshop, with top UK dementia expert Prof Jan Dewing. This much anticipated workshop will focus on the issue of wandering and will take place in Cork on 30 JanuaryClick here to book now. 

Date: Thurs 30th Jan, 2014
Venue: Education Centre, St Luke's Home, Cork.

The workshop will be delivered by Professor Dewing, Head of Person-centred Research and Practice Development, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Canterbury Christchurch University, Kent, England. She also holds a Visiting Professorship in Australia with the University of Wollongong and is an Honorary Research Fellow with the University of Ulster.

A Registered Nurse, Professor Dewing has worked in nursing for many years building a portfolio as a clinical academic. Her previous experiences range from working with clinical nursing and practice development units, lecturer-practitioner roles, senior management, education and then research. She has a wide range of clinical and research supervision experience. With regard to dementia care, wandering, getting lost and other behaviours of concern are areas in which Professor Dewing has a particular expertise. Other areas of interest include person-centred practice, effective workplaces, teams and leaders, skilled facilitation, evaluation and workplace learning.

Professor Dewing has contributed to research and ethics work relevant to older people, for a number of different universities both in the UK and other countries and sits on advisory groups of several major research projects. She publishes regularly and presents at a variety of national and international peer reviewed conferences.

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