University of Brighton students are set to take part in an award-winning programme Time for Dementia, to improve dementia care.
The programme pairs families affected by dementia with undergraduate students studying healthcare. Families take part in the project over a period of two years, and are visited by a pair of students three to four times a year. It aims to help improve student knowledge, attitudes, empathy and care towards people with dementia and their caregivers. Continue reading →
Professor Shibata will be attending the open event at Room 129, Mayfield House on the university’s Falmer Campus, Brighton, between 9am and 4.30pm on Thursday (13 April).
Also attending will be Professor James Barilla, the USA naturalist who has written a book on robots inspired by nature. Dr Dodds will introduce PARO and Age UK representatives will speak on how the robotic seal has been received by day centre visitors.