Adult Learners Week: 14-18 May

Next Monday the Library team will be out and about celebrating Adult Learners Week.  Look out for our information in Education and Training and other places across the Trust and wider community.  On Tuesday we will have a stand in Treetops restaurant. Talk to the team to discover how we can help you – you never know what you might learn!

Adult Learners Week

Event: Dementia – A National Crisis, 4th October 2012, Manchester Conference Centre

  • Do you want to learn more about the governments plan to improve the outcomes and quality of life for both sufferers and carers?
  • Do you want to see dementia sufferers and their carers receive the respect and dignity they deserve?
  • There are currently 800,000 sufferers of dementia in the UK
  • Dementia costs society over £23bn per annum, twice the cost of cancer and with a prediction of over a million sufferers by 2021

Register to attend Today

Confirmed Speakers Include

Andrew Chidgey
Director of External Affairs, Alzheimer’s Society

Ann Johnson
Resident, Sunrise Community of Hale Barns

Professor Alistair Burns
National Clinical Director for Dementia, Department Of Health

Martin Green
Chief Executive, English Community Care Association

Topics to be Discussed

Making dementia a national priority
What’s new on the research front
Improving care, improving quality of life
Living with dementia

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