Bangalore: World Alzheimer’s Awareness Week by Oxford College students and Faculty members
Posted On: 25/09/2011 18:50 GMT
 
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Report and Pictures by: Mrs.A.G.Pereira, Oxford College, Bangalore.

Bangalore: On the occasion of “World Alzheimer’s Awareness Week” the Department of Psychiatric Nursing of the Oxford College of Nursing, conducted a series of activities in order to create more awareness on Alzheimers to the people in and around Bangalore for a week commencing from 18th September to 24th September 2011.



















A Memory Walk (Walk to end Alzheimer’s) was conducted at JP Nagar I Phase, Bangalore on the 18th of September.  The walk was inaugurated by the Executive Director, Sri. SNVL Narasimha Raju. The B.sc Nursing, PC.B.Sc Nursing and the M.Sc. Nursing students along with the faculty participated in this activity.
   
The memory screening camp was conducted at the Begur Public Health Centre. On 23rd September a street play on Alzheimer’s disease was staged at the Begur community by the M.Sc Psychiatric nursing students along with the faculty. The stages of Alzheimer’s and ways to prevent were depicted in the play.
     
A Seminar on” Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders” was conducted at the Oxford College of Nursing on the 24th of September. Guest speakers were Dr. Mathew Varghese, Prof of Psychiatry, Adult &Geriatric services, Nimhans & National coordinator, National Dementia Strategy and Dr. Srikala Bharath, Prof of Psychiatry, Adult &Geriatric services, Nimhans.
    

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