[SydPhil] TRUTH in DEMENTIA WORKSHOP final reminder
Stephen.Matthews at acu.edu.au
Tue Aug 13 11:55:01 AEST 2019
The Plunkett Centre for ethics (Australian Catholic University & St. Vincent’s Health Australia) invites you to a one-day workshop entitled “An investigation into truthfulness as a moral norm in dementia care”.
Keynote speaker: Julian C. Hughes, RICE Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Bristol University.
Date: Monday August 19, 2019
Time: 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Venue: Lavender Room, First Floor, Harbourview Hotel, 17 Blue St. North Sydney. URL: https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/D9l0CXLKZoiRqpwKu6jlD8?domain=viewhotels.com.au
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This one-day workshop will bring together scholars from philosophy, psychiatry, cognitive science, and clinical neuropsychology (among others), to discuss ethical questions of truthfulness and authenticity in dementia care.
Keynote Julian Hughes (Bristol University):
Should we lie to people with dementia (for surely they lack ‘liberty of judgement’)?
Jeanette Kennett (MQU) & Steve Matthews (ACU)
Sense-making and truthfulness in dementia
Philippa Byers (ACU)
Two virtues of truthfulness and vulnerability to stigma in dementia care
Richard Heersmink (La Trobe University)
Dementia, narratives, and artifacts
Panel: Julian Hughes; Zimra Seagall; Linda Barclay (Chair Catriona Mackenzie)
The workshop is free but spaces are limited, and it is essential to register. For more information, and to register, contact Philippa Byers: philippa.byers at acu.edu.au<mailto:philippa.byers at acu.edu.au>. Please include dietary restrictions when you register.
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