• Location: 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY

A one-day conference supported by Created Out of Mind and the RSPH Special Interest Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, as part of the RSPH continuing educational programme on arts and health. 

Join us for an exciting day of presentations, discussions and activities arising from the work of Created Out of Mind, an interdisciplinary research team, funded by The Wellcome Trust, which aims to challenge and inform perceptions and understanding of the dementias.

Created Out of Mind collaborators will share findings, insights and experiences arising from work developed with, and by, people living with dementias. Delegates will have an opportunity to learn about (and also experience) creative experiments, arts explorations, innovations in health technology and, research findings that have the potential to enhance the lives of people living with dementias and those that care for them.

This conference will be chaired by Fergus Walsh, BBC Medical Correspondent.

Keynote talks and breakout sessions include:
  • Dementias from a political and public policy perspective
  • Outcomes from the Created Out of Mind team
  • Dementia and the arts; sharing practice, developing understanding and enhancing lives (MOOC free online course)
  • Why this work matters from a personal, family, community perspective
  • Research innovations
  • Co-creativity and the ‘With All’ project
  • Perspectives from people living with dementias.

5 CPD credits awarded for attendees.

Who should attend?

This conference welcomes practitioners and policy-makers working with people with dementias. It will provide essential knowledge for practitioners, care workers, researchers, commissioners and academic researchers as well as those with an interest in arts and health.

Image reference

Music for Life session at Created Out of Mind Hub Showcase, led by Wigmore Hall. Photo: David Sandison/Wellcome.

This conference is supported by Created Out of Mind 


Registration from 09:00 and closes at 17:00, followed by a drinks reception until 18:30.

Fee includes a hot buffet lunch.

Full details on talks and speakers available closer to the time.

For more information about the conference please contact Joely, or call 020 7265 7378.

Booking information

Fees (no VAT payable)
RSPH members and SIG members: £125 (early bird £110)
Public sector and charities: £140 (early bird £120)
Private sector: £160 (early bird £135)

Early bird fees available until Monday 31th December 2018.

All public sector, charity and private sector bookings include one-year Associate membership with the Royal Society for Public Health. The RSPH membership team will be in contact after the conference to arrange this.

Cheques must be made payable to RSPH. Please note, places are guaranteed only upon receipt of payment and payments must be received by RSPH 4 weeks prior to the conference.

Cancellation: Substitutions can be made at any time. If notification is received 8 weeks prior to the course, a full refund will be made minus an administration charge of £40. Cancellations received after this time will receive no refund. Please note that notification of cancellation must be made in writing. The organisers reserve the right to change the timings and/or identity of the speakers.

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