November 6, 2021 9:45 am - 3:30 pm


Julia Burton-Jones, Revd Dr Rodger Charlton

This one-day workshop will be an opportunity to develop understanding and think through a Christian response to dementia with spiritual and pastoral care.

The main speakers are Prof. Rodger Charlton, who is a GP and ordained URC minister, and Julia Burton-Jones, who is national church lead for Anna Chaplaincy with The Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF),  working with churches and individuals to explore spiritual care for older people, particularly those living with dementia.

Timing: 9.45am to 3.30pm


9.45am – Open Zoom (bring your own coffee)

10.00am – Welcome and short act of worship – Rev Peter Ball

10.15am – Update on dementia from a health care perspective – Prof. Rodger Charlton

11.30am – Break

11.50am – Case studies and discussion – Prof. Rodger Charlton

1.00pm – Lunch Break

1.45pm – Presentation on Dementia inclusion – Julia Burton-Jones

2.10pm – Breakout Rooms

2.30pm – Break

2.45pm – Plenary – Julia Burton-Jones

3.15pm – Closing prayers – Prof. Sarah Perrett

3.30pm – Close Zoom

Cost: £40 (£25 for students)

An online day course in collaboration with Westminster College.