This free public presentation is part of Providence Health Care’s Geriatric Services Conference.
Alzheimer Cafés support people with dementia and their significant others in a safe, social, café-like setting. During her presentation, Dr. Gemma Jones will explain how Alzheimer Cafés are hosted, and give inspiring examples of how people with dementia, relatives, managers and caregiving professionals are involved with them.
Dr. Jones has a nursing degree from the University of British Columbia and a PhD in psychology from the University of London, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England. She has taught at a number of international universities, is recognized for her expertise in care for persons with dementia and published several books in this field. Dr. Jones is founder of the first Alzheimer Café in the UK and author of The Alzheimer Café: Why It Works.
Doors open at 1730. Arrive early to enjoy refreshments and visit on-site exhibits.
Presentation: 1900 – 2030.
Vancouver Convention Centre East
Parkview Terrace Ballroom (Level M)
999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
Underground parking is available.