Reminder: Scholarship application closing date is 30th April!

Dear students, As today is the first day of April, we’d like to send out a general reminder that applications for the scholarship close at the end of this month! A submission portal will soon be opening up on this site, and we will provide more details on the submission process ASAP. We’d like to […]

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Reminder: Organised visit tomorrow at Fig Tree Point

Dear scholars, Just a reminder that the organised HVC facility visit is at 10am tomorrow, Wednesday 25th, at Fig Tree Point Aged Care Facility, Toronto. So far we have received very few RSVPs, but the visit will go ahead. Should you miss tomorrow’s visit and wish to organise a separate visiting time for yourself, you will need to contact us […]

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Proposed date for facility visit

Dear scholars, We are proposing that the designated facility visit for scholarship applicants will take place on Wednesday, 25th March at 10am. The location will be our Fig Tree Point facility on Harris Street, Toronto. If you are still interested in participating in the visit, and if this date and time are agreeable for you, please leave a note in […]

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Resource update: poetry as dementia therapy

Dear scholars, You may be interested in perusing these new resources relating to the use of poetry as a creative dementia therapy: The Rhyme and Reason of Poetry Therapy Unlocking the Inner Poet: How Poetry Helps People with Dementia Mind’s Eye Poetry Project Alzheimer’s Poetry Project Remember, we are open to submissions of dementia therapy […]

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Update: Facility visit

Dear scholars, Just a quick update to let you know we haven’t forgotten about the potential visit to one of our facilities! There are still some things to organise before we can set a specific day and time, but at this stage we are considering a Wednesday in March, probably with a mid-morning timeslot. We […]

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Update: amendments to scholarship criteria

Dear scholars, In light of our recent partnership with the Industry Scholarships sector of UoN, we have made some slight revisions to the Scholarship Criteria. Please click here to view and download a copy of the revised criteria. To briefly summarise, the key amendments are: The inclusion of an Industry Placement Period with HVC for […]

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Welcome to the Message Board!

Dear applicants, Welcome to the Message Board! All accounts created so far have now been verified, granting you access to this function of the site. We hope you have found the Scholarship site a helpful resource in your initial project preparations. If you haven’t already, please visit the Resources page for some links and book […]

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Resources

General Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Care Australia The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care   Music therapy Music and Memory: an American non-profit organisation ‘that brings personalised music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology’. Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory The Making of Alive Inside: A TED […]

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