5 Thursday evenings starting 2nd November, 7pm - 9.30pm, at St. John’s Church Hall (RH19 2QT)

These talks on the topic of Dementia are open to any in the community who would like to come to think about how we can understand and best support those living with this illness. Each session begins with an evening meal, followed by a talk (titles and speakers below), and opportunity for questions and discussion.

To book a place on the course or for more information contact St. John’s Church Office

Each evening includes a meal

Course fee £10

Thursday 2 November

What is Dementia? Dr Stephen Bellamy – Local GP

Thursday 9 November

Communicating with People Living with Dementia.

Ruth Meltz – Pilgrim Friends Society & Manager of Millward House Care Home

Thursday 16 November

Knowing God through Dementia.

Tricia Williams (Scripture Union) – An author who has produced Bible engagement resources for people living with dementia

Thursday 23 November

Glorious Opportunity.

Dr Jennifer Bute – A retired GP helping people understand Alzheimer’s though her own experience

Practical and Spiritual Insights.

Louise Morse (Pilgrim Friends' Society) – A published writer and counsellor specialising in the effects on those caring for a loved one with dementia

Thursday 30 November

Becoming a Dementia Friend.

Learning about what it's like living with dementia and turning that understanding into action