National Museums Liverpool's House of Memories scheme provides museum services to dementia carers

Carol Rogers to take your questions on working with people with dementia

Rebecca Atkinson, 14.01.2015
Put your questions to the expert
Carol Rogers, the executive director of National Museums Liverpool, is taking part in the next Ask the Expert and will be answering your questions about working with people living with dementia.

Rogers has been awarded an MBE for her work with the museum’s House of Memories programme, a dementia-awareness training programme that trains social and healthcare staff on how to use museum objects to enhance the wellbeing and quality of life of people with dementia.

Rogers will be taking your questions on how to develop suitable schemes for carers and those with dementia, funding opportunities and working with third-party organisations.

Email practice@museumsassociation.org or share your questions in the comment box below by 23 January, and the answers will be published on 16 February.

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14.02.2015, 22:36
There are a lot of resources for care professionals to work closely with their patients. How can museum professionals best prepare themselves for working in a role that works closely with people with dementia?