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The Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia
If you work in dementia care and you are interested in; non-pharmacological approaches, extending the range of interventions, using movement, dance and physical activity, helping carers maintain positive relationships and or having access to specialist expertise, then the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia can help you.
What is the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia?

The Centre of Excellence aims to equip health professionals and others working in dementia care with the knowledge and skills necessary to explore and develop the use of movement and dance.

The Centre aims to:

  • Raise awareness of movement, dance and physical activity
  • Offer training to deliver movement, dance and physical activity
  • Increase the use of dance and physical activity
  • Provide a hub of knowledge and information
  • Develop a forum for debate and dissemination of knowledge, skills and information
  • Establish a network of key organisations, individuals and health professionals
  • Help staff and others working closely with people living with dementia and their carers to implement the skills and knowledge.
For more information about the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia, please visit www.dancedementiahub.co.uk.

To register your interest in joining, please email dancedementiahub@swyt.nhs.uk.
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