Lectures and workshops by Professor Dawn Brooker and Ms Isabelle Latham.
ADA Academy has invited Professor Dawn Brooker and Ms Isabelle Latham to provide a series of lectures/workshops in Person-centred Care in September 2019. Professor Brooker is a recognised author, practitioner and researcher in practice development of person-centred dementia care. Together with Ms Latham, their work on the Care Fit for VIPS toolkit will enable service providers including centre-based care and residential care facilities, to truly implement Person-Centred Care from the organisational perspective.
Professor Dawn Brooker is the Director of the Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) an association established in 2009. She enjoys working at the interface between the experience of those living with dementia, those developing care practice and those undertaking research to ensure that there is real knowledge transfer and translation between these different world-views. She is internationally recognised for scholarship in practice development of person-centred dementia care and has long established working relationships with practitioners and scholars worldwide. In 2019, she published an updated edition of Kitwood’s seminal work on person-centred dementia care: Kitwood, T. and Brooker, D. (Editor) (2019). Dementia Reconsidered, Revisited: The person still comes first. London, Open University Press.
Isabelle Latham is a Senior Lecturer at the Association for Dementia Studies (ADS), having joined in 2011 as a Research Associate. Isabelle currently combines an active research role on a number of projects with delivery of many ADS education programmes, enjoying the translation of research findings into practical skills and knowledge for frontline staff. She has over 15 years’ experience of working in health and social care settings with a particular focus on safeguarding vulnerable adults from abuse and educating frontline care staff. Prior to joining ADS, she was training and development manager for a Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Board, (2009-2011).
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