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Faculty of the Psychology of Older People

    The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People provides a forum for psychologists with an interest in work with older people.

Established in 1980, this group is a faculty of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) within the British Psychological Society (BPS).

It works to encourage the exchange of information, ideas and expertise about psychological approaches with older people.

It is a national group with members throughout the UK. Although primarily for Psychologists, membership is open to individuals from other disciplines and voluntary groups who share an interest in work with older people.

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Call for Nominations & Resolutions

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Division of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People will be held on Thursday 26 June 2014, 1.15pm at ShropshireConference Centre Mytton Oak Road Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8XQ. Please note a change of time

If you have any queries regarding the AGM, nominations or resolutions please email Member Network Services.

FPoP Annual Conference and AGM
"The (NEW) Art of the Possible"

Date: Wednesday 25th June and Thursday 26th June 2014
Venue: Shropshire Conference Centre, Shrewsbury

Whilst psychology-driven, the 2014 FPOP conference will provide a series of practical, evidence-based approaches, interventions and skills-based workshops for colleagues from all professions whose work is primarily with clients with dementia or older people with mental health difficulties.

Speakers include:

Bob Woods, Martin Orrell, Esme Moniz-Cook, Rik Cheston,
Reinhard Guss, Jenny La Fontaine, Jan Oyebode, Linda Clare, Graham Stokes, Michael Bender, Craig Newman, Paul Whitby, Adrian Treloar, Mike Bird, Candy Stone, Steve Davies, Rosslyn Offord, Martin Bunnage, Paul Maloney
With a Keynote Address by George McNamara
(Head of Policy and Public Affairs for the Alzheimer’s Society)

Further information is available at
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You can now download Summary of Documents: "Dementia Pathways" and Briefing paper: "Alternatives to antipsychotic approaches in managing psychological and behavioural distressing people with dementia" on the BPS shop

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