Dementia awareness week

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Date: 09 December - 13 December 2013
Venue: Across all UWE campuses

UWE Bristol and Bristol Alzheimer's Society are holding a series of events across all UWE ampuses to increase awareness about dementia - and the research that takes place here at UWE.

What's on?

Monday 9 December

  • 09:15-13:00 - A half-day conference at ECC, 'Making Involvement in dementia research count', in which the partnerships that have developed between UWE scientists and the public, with-in dementia research, will be celebrated.

Wednesday 11 December

  • 11:00-12:30 and 14:00-15:30 - A theatrical performance at 1H16 Glenside, 'Grandma remember me'.

    This play explores the importance of memories and relationships within our lives and how to keep and treasure them.

Thursday 12 December

  • 14:30-16:00 - An Alzheimer cafĂ© at the Student Centre, Glenside Campus.

    This meeting will provide a taster of different therapeutic activities including singing for the brain, music and drama therapy.

About dementia

Dementia affects about 800,000 people in the UK. Around one in three people aged over 65 will develop dementia.

Dementia is one of the most significant health challenges facing the UK, but is amongst the least well-known or understood.


To find out more about 'Grandma remember me', please contact

For all other events, please contact Richard Cheston or Lauren Gatting on +44 (0)117 32 88927 or e-mail

Cost: Free
Contact: Richard Cheston
Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 88927

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