- 08:30 - 16:45
- The Barbican Centre, London
Tim directs Alive! and creates and facilitates some of our sessions in the Bristol area. He is passionate about empowering older people, especially those now living in residential care and is campaigning for care home residents to have access to their interests, access to activities and a guaranteed rich quality of life. He is also the acknowledged innovator of using iPads with people with dementia and co-founded the Memory Apps for Dementia partnership in 2010.
He is a member of the Alzheimer’s Society, A ‘Your Story Matters’ Trainer for The Life Story Network, and a Dignity Champion for the Department of Health.
Tim volunteers for RSVP on their care home visiting scheme, he is a trained facilitator for Cognitive Stimulation Therapy and a Quality of Life Assessor for the Dementia Quality Mark awarded by Bristol City Council for residential care homes specialising in dementia care. He speaks widely on the benefits of touch screen technology for people living with dementia, recent engagements have included The National Care Homes Congress, The Journal of Dementia Care Conference at Worcester University, The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2013, The Care Show, the UK Dementia Congress 2013 and The Houses of Parliament.
Tim was recently part of an advisory panel providing feedback to SCIE on new guidance notes designed to get more people living with dementia in care engaged with new technology and the internet. He is the Voscur Voice and Influence Advocate for the Bristol Older Peoples Partnership Board and a regular broadcaster on older peoples issues on local radio co-presenting SilverSound.