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Living with Dementia: Pastoral and Theological Responses

Westminster College: November 2, 2019

Deadline for applications: October 20, 2019

Aim of Course

This one-day (non-residential) course is designed to develop understanding and help us think through Christian life and worship for those who live with dementia. The day will comprise keynote talks and discussion times.

A collaboration between the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion and Westminster College.

Cost: £30 including a hot lunch.

No reduced rates or bursaries available.


Speakers (listed in alphabetical order) and topics

Click on a speaker's name to obtain brief biographical details.


The course will be held at Westminster College, Madingley Rd, Cambridge, CB3 0AA. Click here to obtain further details about the College.

Westminster College is housed in an impressive late 19th century grade II listed building situated in two acres of gardens within easy walking distance of Cambridge City Centre, the celebrated 'Backs' and other University Colleges.

Westminster College is on the main ring road within easy access off the M11 and A14 and has limited on-site parking. The College is a short taxi ride from the train and bus stations. Airport coach or train from Stansted Airport (the most convenient airport for Cambridge) takes 30-40 minutes. Location map for Westminster College.

Application Form

Course Schedule

Saturday November 2
9.15 amRegistration and Coffee
9.40 amOpening Worship - Chapel
10.00 amRevd Dr Rodger Charlton: Understanding Dementia
10.45 amGroup Discussion
11.00 amCoffee Break
11.30 amRevd Mhari McLintock: Living with Dementia
12.15 pmGroup Discussion
12.30 pmLunch
1.30 pmGroup Discussion
3.00 pmTea Break
3.20 pmPlenary and picking up the strands of the day
4.00 pmClosing Worship
4.15 pmEnd of Day