Welcome to the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia

If you work in dementia care and are you interested in:

  • Non-pharmacological approaches
  • Extending the range of interventions
  • Using movement, dance and physical activity
  • Helping carers maintain positive relationships
  • Having access to specialist expertise

Then the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia can help you.

What is the Centre of Excellence in Movement, Dance and Dementia?

The Centre of Excellence aims to equip health professionals working in dementia care with the knowledge and skills necessary to explore the use of movement and dance.

The Centre aims to:

  • Raise awareness of movement, dance and physical activity
  • Deliver training to deliver movement, dance and physical activity
  • Increase the use of dance and physical activity
  • Provide a hub of knowledge and information
  • Establish a forum for debate and dissemination of knowledge, skills and information
  • Establish a network of key organisations and health professionals
  • Help staff to work closely with people living with dementia and their carers implementing the skills and knowledge.

Explore the sections on the left to find out more.