Retired GP Margaret Garner, leads the musical version of Empowered Conversations. She was inspired to get involved with the training as she has always been interested in the amateur music scene. This combined with her professional capabilities, saw Margaret get involved in music therapy and from that Empowered Conversations – The Sequel was born. [...]
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Daughter Deanna Spencer is the main carer for her mum Kristina Farnum, aged 81, who is living with Alzheimer’s disease. Kristina was diagnosed with her form of dementia in 2013 – but at first – hid it from Deanna and her siblings. The 50-year-old mum-of-two from Timperley said: “Although we had seen a decline [...]
Thousands of families set to benefit from new dementia training in Greater Manchester A NEW dementia training programme that has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund is set to help thousands of families across Greater Manchester. The free Empowered Conversations training will be rolled out across all ten boroughs to [...]
Selection of relevant publications **Just published** **Open Access** Morris, L., Horne, M., McEvoy, P. and Williamson, T., 2017. “Communication training interventions for family and professional carers of people living with dementia: a systematic review of effectiveness, acceptability and conceptual basis.” Aging & Mental Health http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13607863.2017.1399343 Luxmoore, B and McEvoy, [...]
< Back to Library Like the library, this part of the website will evolve and grow over time. We want to provide you with an easy one step link to try out breathing exercises, meditation and mindfulness to help you to relax. We love the work that HeadSpace do [...]
The Six Degrees team have been working on the Empowered Conversation approach and course for a number of years, the following working paper provides a brief history of this evolution. < back to Research Empowered Conversations came out of a local Low Intensity IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological [...]
< back to Library Video | Invitation To Respond Starting a conversation without a question! Video | Barriers To Communication What can get in the way of a conversation? The following Invitations to Respond have been included for you to [...]