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The LINK Group

Members of the LINK Group meeting at The Hive in Worcester on 2nd July 2014

People with lived experience of dementia supporting students, professionals and researchers to understand dementia.

People with dementia, their families and their carers inform the work of the Association for Dementia Studies at all stages. As its mission states, members of the LINK Group are people with lived experience of dementia who support students, professionals and researchers to understand dementia by, among other things:

  • Assisting in the design and development of new courses and teaching materials;†
  • Contributing to the delivery of teaching and training at the University of Worcester, and across the range of education that ADS provides;†
  • Contributing to the development, design and delivery of research programmes;†
  • Contributing to the development, design and delivery of other initiatives relevant to the groupís mission statement (e.g. recruitment of staff etc).