Centre for Lifelong Learning

NIRANTAR - Dementia and Management of Dementia


Venue: Venue: Room no NC 1, New Campus, TISS

NIRANTAR - A space for lifelong learning Centre for Lifelong Learning

Invites you to a workshop on Dementia and Management of Dementia


Date : 28th September, 2017, Time: 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Venue: Room no NC 1, New Campus,

(Please contact Ms. Veena Shinde contact no. 022 25525682, email ID – veena.shinde@tiss.edu)

Fee waived for faculty and current students of TISS [Masters, Doctoral, Diploma, Certificate students]


Fees for Participants : Rs. 354/- (Including 18% GST)


BANK Details for the payment of Fees/ Wire Transfer:



Account Holder Address: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Post Box No. 8313, Deonar, Mumbai 400 088

Account No. : 0765104000038289

Bank Name : I D B I Bank

Bank Address: I D B I Bank, Deonar branch, Unit no: 1, Safal Pride, Sion-Trombay Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088

IFSC Code : IBKL0000765

Swift Code : IBKLINBB126

Branch Code : 765

MICR: 400259090


Last date for receiving the Application: 27th September, 2017 before 5:00 p.m.

Prior confirmation required as number of seats are limited


Objective of the workshop:-

Whether you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, are caring for someone who has, or want to be better informed about the impact of Alzheimer’s in your community, this workshop will have the answers you need.

Dementia, a progressive memory loss. Mainly affects people over the age of 65 ,and the likelihood increases with age. ‘Alzheimer’s' is most common type of dementia.


  • Are you worried about your Memory?
  • I forget simple things often, will I get Alzheimer’s?
  • What is okay to forget /What is not okay to forget
  • Is it hereditary?
  • Science of Dementia
  • Diagnosis of Dementia
  • How can you make a difference?
  • A dementia friendly community

 Structure of the Session:-

Using interactive and engaging exercises this workshop will offer an insight into the everyday experience of dementia, exploring signs, symptoms and the potential impact of the disease..

Brief Profile of the Facilitator:

Amrita Patil Pimpale - Founder, Echoing Healthy Ageing, a social enterprise working in Dementia care sector, focusing on home based therapies, counselling, Dementia care training for family cargivers and professional .Consultant to geriatric care facilities to implement best practices. Winner of Social Entrepreneur ‘ Unltd India award’ for Year 2012 and 2013. Previously Project Manager of care home improvement project in England, researcher University of Northampton UK. Certified Trainer of Person centered dementia care from University of Bradford, UK ; Dementia care mapping advance practitioner (an international framework used for training needs analysis, staff development, quality improvement, benchmarking and quality assurance) and Best practices dementia care from University of Stirling, Scotland. Designed, delivered training for care staff (dementia care), NHS nurses in England and has internationally published research papers in dementia care.


For any further Queries please contact :

Ms. Veena Shinde – Assistant Registrar

Mr. Ritesh Vaity – LDC,

Centre for Lifelong Learning, (CLL)

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai – 400088

Phone: +91 22 -2552 5682 OR Email: veena.shinde@tiss.edu

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