UKMCSP Webinar Series 2021

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UK Meeting Centres Support Programme 2021 Webinars

Throughout 2021 the Association for Dementia Studies have hosted a series of online webinars 

  • 26th February - The UK Meeting Centre Support Programme: our journey so far. An overview of progress, including new and existing Meeting Centres, the Community of Learning and Practice, toolkit and resources, training, new developments, and related projects.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A copy of the slides can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here 
  • 26th March - We didn't risk assess for this! How Meeting Centres responded to the impact of the pandemic.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A copy of the slides can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here
  • 30th April - You've come to the right place. Finding the right location can be difficult and sometimes you have to make the best of what you've got. We hear about different locations and different approaches to making Meeting Centres 'dementia friendly'.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here
  • 28th May - It all comes down to a question of money. We explore different approaches to funding sources and dilemmas such as to charge or not to charge.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here
  • 25th June - Everyone brings something to the Meeting Centre. Find out about activities and initiatives led by members and family carers, and a range of creative approaches. (Note this webinar will run from 10.00 to 11.00am)
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here

 SUMMER BREAK

  • 24th September - New kids on the block. We hear from new Meeting Centres and those planning to start. What inspired them and what they have learned along the way.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here
  • 29th October - Scaling up Meeting Centres in a locality. Update and insights from the Worcestershire Meeting Centres Programme and initiatives funded by the Shaw Foundation.
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here
    • A Blog of the event is here
  • 26th November - Sustainability of Meeting Centres: opportunities, challenges and the way forward. How can Meeting Centres move forward individually, as part of a regional approach, and as a UK-wide network? What are the next steps? 
    • A recording of the webinar can be viewed here

Keep an eye on our social media for more information about Meeting Centres.

 

If you have and queries, please feel free to contact us at meetingcentres@worc.ac.uk

This webinar series follows on from our previous webinars that took place throughout 2020.

If you would like to sign up to being on the Meeting Centres mailing list please click here 

Find out more about the UK Meeting Centres Support Programme here

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These webinars were free to attend due to this project being funded by the National Lottery