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25 & 26
April 2018


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Speaker profile for Melanie Sturman: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Melanie Sturman

Company Name: Norfolk County Council

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Melanie is a Registered General Nurse with over 15 years of experience working in moving and handling. Graduating with her MSc in Back Care Management, she has published work in health care journals and a HOP 6.

Melanie is a frequent presenter at national and international events, and has a special interest in falls management, plus size handling and the safer handling of the person in dementia care.

She is also well known in sports, completing over 200 marathons and is the founder of Thetford parkrun and Thetford Iceni Marathon.

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Seminar Title: Safer support of the individual with dementia

This will be a practical and theoretical session exploring safe, viable and handy hints to safely support an individual who has dementia. It will also provide tips and tricks to support individuals who present with behavioural triggers and behaviour that challenges.

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