1st MinD Symposium, 2016: Mindfulness, design and dementia care
The first MinD symposium was held on Wednesday 7 December 2016 at Europe House, London, UK.
The symposium considered the use of mindfulness in dementia care, and discussed the importance of giving people with dementia and their relatives and carers a voice in research.
Below the programme of the event.
You can read a summary here and download the presentation notes from the symposium here.
MinD UK Symposium
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU
|10.00||Arrival and registration|
|10.15||Introduction to the Symposium and the MinD project
Prof Kristina Niedderer, University of Wolverhampton (project coordinator)
Prof. Cathy Treadaway, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
|11.30||MinD framework: using mindfulness to support people with dementia and their carers. Dr Isabell Tournier, University of Luxembourg|
|11.50||MinD data collection: methodology & initial results
Prof Vjera Holthoff, Alexianer St Hedwig Hospital, Berlin
|12.10||MinD design development: co-design & design propositions
Prof Kristina Niedderer, University of Wolverhampton
|12.30||Buffet Lunch and Networking|
|13.30||Design workshops and feedback
Led by members of the consortium
The design workshop will explore and discuss potential design responses to some of the key issues that are emerging from the initial data collection, relating to social engagement, well-being and decision-making.
Panel members: Representatives from the fields of design and dementia care, including: Prof Cathy Treadaway, UK; Sara Miles, Alzheimer’s Society UK, Prof Vjera Holthoff, Germany; Prof Tom Dening, UK
The panel discussion, will address the two themes complemented by topics from the symposium participants:
|16.00||Close (optional networking until 16.30)|