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Training in reminiscence arts in dementia care

The European Reminiscence Network announces a new training course and apprenticeship scheme in reminiscence arts in dementia care in partnership with the University of Greenwich and Camden Carers

This training course and apprenticeship scheme will be of interest to arts practitioners, community arts workers, occupational and arts therapists, group workers, reminiscence practitioners, staff from health and social care services who are interested and/or experienced in positive approaches to dementia care.

The 2-day training course takes place in London on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October 2014.

The apprenticeship scheme involves attending, observing and participating in at least 6 out of 10 weekly group sessions of a London-based project involving local people with dementia and their family carers. There will be a further 3-4 sessions, which will be led by the apprentices working in small teams. The sessions will be held in London on Monday afternoons from October 2014 to January 2015.

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