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Moving Beyond Words


Moving Beyond Words is a new course that explores how we can use non-verbal communication – especially sounds and movements – to support our relationships and wellbeing. This course will support carers to identify and try out creative ways to stay connected without relying on speech. This approach will empower [...]

Moving Beyond Words2021-08-06T13:59:04+00:00

Moving Beyond Words – How to communicate without speech


We are always looking at ways to further support family carers, those people living with dementia, and professional carers, and our new pilot project ‘Moving Beyond Words’ is the next training course that we will be adding to the Empowered Conversation package of resources - something we are really excited to share. Ironically, there had [...]

Moving Beyond Words – How to communicate without speech2021-05-12T10:55:19+00:00

Creative ways to stay Connected – Dr Maggie Ellis


Dementia expert Dr Maggie Ellis shares creative ways we can stay connected without relying on speech in her course - Adaptive Interactions! We are very proud of the work we have done with Dr Maggie Ellis on our Moving Beyond Words course, particularly as it has benefitted so many people living with dementia as well [...]

Creative ways to stay Connected – Dr Maggie Ellis2021-09-10T13:49:23+00:00

Adaptive Interaction Training with Dr Maggie Ellis


Family Carergivers of people living with dementia have been offered a unique opportunity to attend Adaptive Interactions training.Having already completed Empowered Conversations and Moving Beyond Words communication courses, 5 family carers were invited to take part in a ground-breaking training and research opportunity with Dr Maggie Ellis from the University of St Andrews.  Maggie’s work, [...]

Adaptive Interaction Training with Dr Maggie Ellis2021-08-06T15:01:16+00:00

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Our courses are delivered via Zoom.  They use discussions, group work, real life examples and sharing stories to explore, reflect and learn as a group. We get people to think about 'Tuning In' to the person living with dementia and think curiously about what’s happening for the person right now. [...]

Find out more2022-04-01T15:53:28+00:00

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Get in touch Empowered Conversations Age UK Salford, 108 Church Street, Eccles M30 0LH OFFICE HOURS Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 Our Team Over the last 18 years my passion and work in [...]

Contact us2022-03-18T11:55:24+00:00
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