- A two week festival of Behaviour Change brought together researchers, third sector organisations, artists, industry experts, policy makers and people interested in behaviour change for discussions, workshops and talks. On the 17th May, the day explored conversations on ageing and the elderly with a lot of focus on dementia. Read on for an overview of the day:
- — Dementia&Imagination (@dem_imag)Wed, May 04 2016 12:00:29Find us at the Bangor Festival for Behaviour Change #BeHFest 17th May! @ahrcconnect @ESRC https://twitter.com/staceyhunter88/status/726768483049066496 …
- — DSDC Cymru/Wales (@dsdcwales)Mon, May 16 2016 13:21:31Try the @bookofyou workshop @PontioTweets on Tuesday @Behfest16 https://twitter.com/WalesCoOpCentre/status/732134353657073664 …
- — Dr Stacey Hunter (@staceyhunter88)Tue, May 17 2016 06:00:08Day 7 of the festival of behaviour change and today's theme is dementia. Not to let to join us we start at 9am till 6.30. #BehFest16
- — Dr Stacey Hunter (@staceyhunter88)Tue, May 17 2016 06:01:45
- The voices of people living with dementia were represented in two talks: the first by the Dementia Empowerment and Engagement Project where Chris Roberts and rachel Niblock talked about the importance of involving people with dementia in decisions surrounding their cicumstances as well as providing social and engagement opportunties to support people to be involved in their communities.
- — Bethan Davies (@BethDaviesWAO)Tue, May 17 2016 08:43:57
- — MandyTownsend (@mandy_twao)Tue, May 17 2016 09:34:12Relevant to the talks today in Bangor #behfest16 https://twitter.com/InspectionWales/status/732499125212577792 …
- There was also a riveting presentation by Dr Carolien Lamers and Dr Rebecca Sharp on 'Why good people do bad things', looking at examples of how 'bad' care happens in care facilities.
- — Dr Stacey Hunter (@staceyhunter88)Tue, May 17 2016 09:44:10We need to be looking at staff and clients. If we change staff behaviour this will provide a better environment for clients #BehFest16
- — Dr Stacey Hunter (@staceyhunter88)Tue, May 17 2016 09:49:40We expect people to do their job. Employers do you recognise your staff when they do their job well -social praise goes a long way#BehFest16
Dementia at the Festival of behaviour Change, 17th May 2016, Pontio Bangor
Social media activity for the programme on older people and dementia for #BehFest16