WEBINAR SERIES No.4

A comprehensive guide to dementia care.

Expert advice and practical help covering all stages of living with dementia from diagnosis to end of life care.

The Part One webinars on 28 & 29 September were a great success and the recordings are available to view, so join us on 12 & 13 October for Part Two. You can still buy tickets for both parts and access the Part One recordings and Part Two live!

All the sessions are recorded so you won’t miss anything.

Part One: Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th September 2021
Part Two: Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th October 2021
in partnership with Dementia UK

Supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK and Clarion Solicitors

Overview:

  • An online event over 4 days designed to offer advice and help at whatever stage a person living with dementia is at. Just join the sessions relevant to you.
  • The first 2 days on 28th and 29th September will cover About dementia, Where to turn? Planning ahead and Understanding the person with dementia.
  • The second 2 days on 12th and 13th October will cover Dementia in hospital settings, Managing finances and End of life care.
  • Extra session focusing on Dementia and learning disabilities.

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There are many stages to caring for a person with dementia and this unique online event is a comprehensive guide offering practical help and advice at whatever you and the person you care for may be at.

The sessions take place over 4 days and will cover all you need to know about living with dementia. Expert speakers from the UK’s leading dementia organisations will provide you with a better understanding of dementia to help you support those you care for and to make a positive difference to the lives of those affected.

Families, carers and healthcare professionals can hear live from leading experts on all areas of dementia support, ask questions, share experiences and connect with attendees. For professionals it will expand your knowledge of dementia and the issues faced, and you will receive confirmation of attendance to put towards your personal CPD.CPDCertifiedlogo_SM

This is an online event. A Zoom link will be emailed to all registered participants upon registration the week before and the day before the event.

Join us live or catch up later! The recordings will be available for 30 days following the event.

PART ONE

Tuesday 28th September

Session 1 Morning 10.00 – 12.30:
About dementia
  • What is dementia?
  • What are the different types of dementia?
  • Overview of ARUK programme
  • How dementia is diagnosed and the latest advances in diagnostic research including biomarkers
  • Current treatments and the latest advances in treatments and drug discovery
  • Reducing the risk of dementia
Session 2 Afternoon 13.15 – 15.45:
Where to turn for support as a carer?
  • Next steps-Getting answers to my questions
  • Support & Information
  • Being a Carer Impact on Relationship
  • Talking to Family and friends
  • Looking after yourself

Wednesday 29th September

Session 3 Morning 10.00 – 12.15:
Practical arrangements/Planning ahead
  • Legal aspects of living with dementia
  • Care needs assessments
  • Employing carers
  • Working while caring
  • Funding and funding the right care solution
  • Employing carers
Session 4 Afternoon 13.15 – 15.45:
Understanding the person with dementia
  • Supporting communication – Early and middle stages
  • Hearing and Sight
  • Managing symptoms
  • Medications
  • Eating/Drinking
  • Keeping active
  • Taking part in dementia research

PART TWO

Tuesday 12th October

Session 5 Morning 10.00 – 12.30:
Dementia in hospital settings

Preventing admission, discussions around inpatient care, explanation of discharge process and appropriate discharge destinations including making the home dementia friendly, care home consideration and a brief introduction to Continuing Health Care

  • Session 1 : Admission and dementia
  • Session 2 : Dementia and discharge pathways – Discharging home (support and making the home dementia friendly)
  • Session 3 : Dementia and discharge pathways – discharge to assess
  • Session 4 : Dementia and discharge pathways – discharge to a care home
  • Session 5 : An introduction to CHC
Session 6 Afternoon 13.30 – 15.45:
Managing the finances
  • Financial Attorneys and Deputyship
  • Overview of disability benefits
  • NHS CHC funding and appealing decisions
  • Funding care: the basics

Wednesday 13th October

Session 7 Morning 10.00 – 12.30:
End of life care
  • Understanding dementia as a life limiting condition
  • Planning for end of life
  • Caring at end of life
  • Bereavement care
Session 8 Afternoon 13.15 – 15.45:
Dementia and Learning Disabilities
  • Understanding Dementia in LD
  • The prevalance and presentation
  • The differences and the similarities
  • Support available and best practice
  • We will also share a personal story as part of this session

The programme may be subject to change at the discretion of the organisers.

Tickets are available for either Part One or Part Two or book both and get a discount.

Part One 28/29 September
£19.99* public/carer/family member
£32.99* professionals

Part Two 12/13 October
£19.99* public/carer/family member
£32.99* professionals

Part One and Two – All 4 days
£35.99* public/carer/family member
£59.99* professionals

Get in touch if you want to book a group of tickets on invoice: nward@alzheimersshow.co.uk

Professionals will receive confirmation of attendance and certificate (upon request) to put towards their personal CPD.  *Booking fee appliesCPDCertifiedlogo_SM

What’s included in the ticket price:

  • Live webinars. Expert speakers will present 2.5 hour sessions including time for questions and a 15 minute break.
  • Access to recordings for 30 days. If you miss or wish to re-watch, any of the live webinars, you can view recordings of them for 30 days after the series has ended.
  • Speaker presentation slides. Available to view.
  • Confirmation of professional attendance by email and certificate (upon request)

See below detailed information on the September and October online event:

Webinar programme

TUESDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER
TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.00Welcome and introductionNigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
SESSION 1: 10.00 - 12.30About dementia
This session will provide a background to the diseases that lead to dementia and an update on recent progress in research.
• What is dementia?
• What are the different types of dementia?
• Overview of Alzheimer’s Research UK research programme
• How dementia is diagnosed and the latest advances in diagnostic research including biomarkers
• Current treatments and the latest advances in treatments and drug discovery
• Reducing the risk of dementia
Rosa Sancho, Head of Research and Susan Kohlhaas, Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK
12.30 - 13.15LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 2: 13.15 - 15.45Where to turn?
Where to turn for support as a carer. The session will cover:
• Next steps-Getting answers to my questions
• Support & Information
• Being a Carer Impact on Relationship
• Talking to Family and friends
• Looking after yourself
Justine Tomlinson, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
WEDNESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER
TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.00 - 10.00Welcome and introduction Nigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
SESSION 3: 10.00 - 12.15Practical arrangements/Planning ahead
The session will cover:
• Legal aspects of living with dementia
• Finding and funding the right care solution
• Working while caring
• Employing carers
Clarion Solicitors and guests.
Clare King, Head of the Court of Protection & PI Trust Team
Hannah Newbery, Associate Solicitor, Employment Team
Samantha Lauriston, Clarion
About Holly Bainbridge of Oxmoor Care Consultancy
12.15 - 13.15LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 4: 13.15 - 15.45Understanding the person with dementia
This presentation will help to support a better understanding of the person with dementia and how you can support some of the complex challenges that can occur as dementia progresses. The session will cover:
• Supporting communication - Early and middle stages
• Hearing and Sight
• Managing symptoms
• Medications
• Eating/Drinking
• Keeping active

Taking part in dementia research
Presented by Alzheimer's Research UK
An overview of what is involved for a dementia research volunteer, the different types of study and how to take part:
• The importance of taking part in dementia research and common misconceptions.
• The type of dementia research study people can take part in.
• What’s involved in particular studies.
• How to take part in dementia research.
Beth Goss-Hill, Primary Care Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK and Jess Tobin, Information Officer, Alzheimer’s Research UK
15.45 - 15.45Closing commentsNigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
Each of the morning and afternoon sessions will include a 15 minute break.
TUESDAY 12TH OCTOBER
TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.00Welcome and introductionNigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
SESSION 5: 10.00 - 12.30Dementia in hospital settings
Preventing admission, inpatient care, and an exploration of discharge options for persons living with dementia.
• Session 1 : Admission and dementia
• Session 2 : Dementia and discharge pathways - Discharging home (support and making the home dementia friendly)
• Session 3 : Dementia and discharge pathways - discharge to assess
• Session 4 : Dementia and discharge pathways - discharge to a care home
• Session 5 : An introduction to CHC
Kerry Lyons, Acute Care Consultant Admiral Nurse and Paulette Winchester-Joseph, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
12.30 - 13.30LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 6: 13.30 - 15.45Managing the finances
The session will cover:
• Financial attorneys and Deputyship
• Overview of disability benefits
• Funding care: the basics
• NHS CHC funding & appealing decisions
Clare King, Head of the Court of Protection & PI Trust Team, Samantha Lauriston, Clarion Solicitors, Lorraine Podmore and Holly Bainbridge, Oxmoor Care Consultancy
WEDNESDAY 13TH OCTOBER
TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.00 - 10.00Welcome and introduction Nigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
SESSION 7: 10.00 - 12.30End of life care
How can we help people affected by dementia to prepare and be supported at end of life?
The session will cover:
• Understanding dementia as a life limiting condition
• Planning for end of life
• Caring at end of life
• Bereavement care
Sharron Tolman, Consultant Admiral Nurse Dementia UK
Jules Knight, Young Onset Dementia Consultant Admiral Nurse Dementia UK
Elaina Henderson, Admiral Nurse Age UK North Tyneside
Jeanette Hogg, Admiral Nurse Hospice Isle of Man
12.30 - 13.15LUNCH BREAK
13.15 - 15.45Dementia and Learning Disabilities
The session will cover:
• Understanding Dementia in LD
• The prevalance and presentation
• The differences and the Simalarities
• Support available and best practice
• We will also share a personal story as part of this session
Vic Lyons, Senior Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK and Jane Nickels, Macintyre Charity
15.45 - 15.45Closing commentsNigel Ward, Event Director, The Alzheimer's Show
Each of the morning and afternoon sessions will include a 15 minute break.

Meet the speakers

S Kohlhaas Headshot150x176Susan Kohlhaas, Director of Research, Alzheimer’s Research UK

Susan Kohlhaas is Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK where she oversees the charity’s research strategy and programme, including strategic initiatives. She has a PhD in cancer biology from the University of Leicester and completed postdoctoral work in the field of immunology at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge.

Susan’s previous roles in the charitable sector include; most recently Executive Director of Research and External Affairs at the MS Society where she set up a large scale clinical trials programme, and Head of Strategy and Initiatives at the National Cancer Research Institute where developed and launched several new initiatives in the cancer field.
Rosa Sancho 2150x176Rosa Sancho, Head of Research, Alzheimer’s Research UK

Dr Rosa Sancho is Head of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK having previously worked as a research scientist at different Universities in London. At Alzheimer’s Research UK, Rosa oversees the delivery of a range of ambitious research programmes that aim to bring about breakthroughs for people with dementia.
Jess Tobin, Information Officer, Alzheimer’s Research UK
I work on the Dementia Research Infoline at Alzheimer’s Research UK, where we provide information to the public regarding all thing’s dementia. Whether that be enquiries about dementia symptoms, risk or getting a diagnosis, or what research is going on, and also about how the public can get take part in dementia research. I play a major role in our charities partnership with the service Join Dementia Research.
Beth Goss-Hill 150x176Beth Goss-Hill, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
Beth is a Consultant Admiral Nurse for primary care at Dementia UK. After qualifying at the University of Sheffield as an RGN in 2002, Beth went on to complete a BA in Palliative care in 2012 and then an MA in Dementia Studies in 2017. Beth has experience of Acute Stroke Care, Palliative Care and District Nursing where her passion for dementia care began. Beth then went onto become the Dementia Lead Nurse for the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust before starting her journey as an Admiral Nurse in 2017. Beth believes in sharing best practice and enthusing others to increase their understanding of dementia and provide compassionate dementia care.
Kerry Lyons 150x176Kerry Lyons, Acute Care Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
Kerry is a Consultant Admiral Nurse specialising in Acute Services. After qualifying as an RGN at Manchester University in 1998, she later went on to complete a BSc in Health and Social Care before undertaking further post graduate studies.
Throughout her career she has held several Band 7 and 8a senior nursing roles, all within Acute Care settings. Within her nursing career she has published several times through the Nursing Standard and has received awards for nursing innovation from the British Medical Journal, Nursing Times, RCNi and HSJ.
Kerry became a Lead Acute Admiral Nurse in 2019, at Bolton Foundation Trust. During this post, she was awarded with the RCNi Commitment to Carers Award and UK Dementia Practitioner of the year Award (National Dementia Care Awards 2020).
Kerry feels incredibly privileged to be an Admiral Nurse, supporting and caring for people living with dementia. She was recently appointed to the position of Consultant Admiral Nurse for Acute services, within this role, she now supports new Admiral Nurses develop both skills and services to deliver high quality nursing practice within hospital settings.
VictoriaLyons150x176Victoria Lyons, Senior Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK Victoria joined Admiral Nursing in 2003 and has worked since both in a clinical capacity and as part of the team developing new Admiral Nurse Services nationally. She has also been involved in the developing new models of Admiral Nursing to ensure as many people as possible are able to be seen by and receive support from an Admiral Nurse.
Sharron Tolman 150x176 Sharron Tolman, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
Sharron is a registered General and Mental Health Nurse with over 30 years’ experience working with people affected by dementia. She set up an award winning hospice dementia service at St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham and joined Dementia UK 2014 to support the development of Admiral Nurse led dementia services. She has always maintained a specialist interest in palliative and end of life care and now works with various stakeholders across the UK with the aim to improve end of life care for people affected by dementia.
Jules Knight 150x176 Jules Knight, Young Onset Dementia Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
Jules has over 21 years’ experience as an Admiral Nurse in various settings. She’s always had a specialist interest in working with people and families affected by young onset dementia and is passionate about family centred care. As a Young Onset Dementia Specialist Nurse within a Memory Service, she managed the development of a pioneering Peer Support Project employing people with dementia to support those newly diagnosed with dementia and developed an educational programme for acute hospital staff with the support of a person living with young onset dementia to reduce stigma and improve understanding.
Elaina H (150x176 2 Elaina Henderson, Admiral Nurse Age UK, North Tyneside
I am an adult nurse from background and recently obtained my Masters as a Specialist Community Practitioner. Qualified 2010, I supported patients with physical and mental health needs with the use of CBT, then moved into hospice and community settings as a staff nurse and sister where I cared for those with dementia. Throughout my career I’ve held a passion for end of life care and dementia. My focus and goal is to ensure all those with dementia and their families live life to the fullest with support. Admiral Nursing makes a real difference to families and I am privileged to be a part of it.
Clare King 150x176Clare King, Head of the Court of Protection & PI Trust Team, Clarion Solicitors
Clare heads the Court of Protection team at Clarion, she provides advice on a wide range of matters including the administration of professional deputyship cases, advice on complex court applications and the creation and administration of personal injury trusts.

Clare works advises people with care and support needs, mental capacity issues and their families. She also works closely with social care professionals and colleagues across legal and financial services who seek advice for clients and service users who lack capacity to make certain decisions. Clare frequently works alongside litigation lawyers who are dealing with high value personal injury claims to advise on how best claimants can preserve damages awards and manage significant funds on a long term basis.
Lynsey Harrison 150x176Lynsey Harrison, Clarion Solicitors
Lynsey is one of the country’s leading contentious private client litigators. Lynsey specialises in disputed estates and trusts and deals with a wide range of matters concerning individuals’ estates both before and after their death. She is also highly regarded for specialising in the complex area of mental capacity disputes.

She is known for her work in these areas and is regularly sought out by clients for her expertise and is also referred work by her peers at other firms across the UK, who require her specialist advice.

The matters Lynsey deals with are incredibly complex and contentious and Lynsey uses emotional intelligence to support clients in a sensible and thoughtful manner. She is modern and thorough in her approach and builds long standing relationships with her clients and contacts.

Lynsey is often instructed to act as an independent administrator or trustee and is highly skilled at dealing with the matter efficiently and fairly. She is usually either appointed by the parties by agreement or alternatively she is appointed by Court order and will step in to ensure that the estate is finalised and distributed as quickly as possible. She is regularly instructed to act on cases as an independent administrator appointed by the Court and/or the parties to a dispute to step in and finalise the estate.
Hannah Newbery 150x176Hannah Newbery, Associate Solicitor, Employment Team, Clarion Solicitors
Hannah works closely with clients to provide day to day advice on grievances, disciplinaries, performance concerns, the management of ill health and family friendly rights, supporting them throughout each process. Hannah’s personal and professional approach has already won her substantial fidelity from clients.

She has developed expertise in the preparation of a range of documents including employment contracts, service agreements, consultancy agreements, settlement agreements, handbooks and policies. Hannah also supports the team with running employment tribunal claims and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.
Justine TomlinsonJustine Tomlinson, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
Justine is a consultant Admiral Nurse at Dementia Uk, a passionate advocate for families living with dementia, I have been working in nursing services since 1989 and have gained a wealth of knowledge and experiences including being a carer myself.
Having worked in both community and hospitals throughout my career my passion for dementia goes back to my early days in nursing in care homes in the 1980’s, I am especially passionate about carers being supported not only with the day to day complexities of dementia, but having a voice and being recognised .
I have always sought to work alongside dementia services and initiatives to enhance the patient and family experiences I feel immensely privileged to be an Admiral Nurse at Dementia UK.
Paulette Winchester-Joseph150x176Paulette Winchester – Joseph, Diverse and Under-served communities
Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK

Paulette qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse 19 years ago and spent the first 5 years of my career working in various mental health settings, including acute inpatient wards, day hospitals and community teams.

Since then, she has dedicated the past 14 years of my career working entirely in the field of dementia care. Initially, setting up an Admiral Nurse Service in Northeast London and working on the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline. During that time, she also worked as a Dementia Specialist Nurse in an acute general hospital before taking up the role of Deputy Clinical Lead Nurse for the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline at Dementia UK.

In July this year, she became the first Consultant Admiral Nurse for Diverse and Under-served Communities at Dementia UK.
Jeanette Hogg 150x176Jeanette Hogg, Lead Admiral Nurse, Hospice Isle of Man
Qualified as a registered general nurse 2013, with a passion for providing quality dementia care.

Whilst working on a general medical ward in a community hospital I undertook several projects to make the ward and hospital dementia friendly, including environmental changes and staff training in Person- centred dementia care, which made a huge difference to patients and relatives. Joined Hospice 2019 to set up a new Admiral Nurse Service.

Passionate about dementia being recognised as a palliative condition, ensuring people with dementia are supported to have a good death in a place of their choosing. Supporting carers throughout the dementia journey and post bereavement.

Timings |  How to view | Recordings

Part One

Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th September 2021 10.00 – 15.45

Part Two

Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th October 2021 10.00 – 15.45

How to view
We will send you an email containing joining details upon registration, a reminder one week before and one the day before. Our webinars are broadcast on Zoom.

In order to watch the webinar you will need the following:

  • A computer, tablet or smartphone with working speakers (a computer is preferable to better view the presentations, participate in live polls and chat with other attendees if you wish)
  • An internet connection with a good speed

The email we send to you has a link for you to join the webinar. Your joining link is unique to your email address (the email address entered when your booking was made, and where you received your booking confirmation and reminder emails). When you wish to join a webinar please ensure you are logged into Zoom using this email address rather than an alternative, otherwise you may experience a delay.

If you do not already have Zoom downloaded on your device, you will be prompted to download the free software and set up an account – this should only take two minutes to complete.

If possible, it is good to have Zoom installed prior to the event.

Please try and join the webinar a few minutes early in order to allow time for the Zoom download if necessary, (it may ask you to register again – just put in your name and the email you registered with) and to be ready for the start at 10.00am.

Alternatively you may wish to watch the webinars when it’s most convenient to you. If so, we will email you details on how to access video recordings of all webinars in the series the week following the event. You will have 30 days to watch them.

If you don’t receive a booking confirmation or joining email from us, or generally have difficulties logging into the webinars, please contact us at info@alzheimersshow.co.uk

Recordings and slides
Ticket holders will gain 30 days access to video recordings of all webinars in the series plus speaker presentation slides. We’ll send you a link and a password the week following this event.

Tickets are available for either Part One or Part Two or book both and get a discount.

Part One 28/29 September
£19.99* public/carer/family member
£32.99* professionals

Part Two 12/13 October
£19.99* public/carer/family member
£32.99* professionals

Part One and Two – All 4 days
£35.99* public/carer/family member
£59.99* professionals

Book now from just £19.99* for public/carer/family member, and £32.99* for professionals.

If you have a group and wish to book tickets on invoice, get in touch: nward@alzheimersshow.co.uk

Professionals will receive confirmation of attendance and certificate (upon request) to put towards their personal CPD. Price includes 30 days access to recordings of all the webinars and speaker presentation slides. *Booking fee applies CPDCertifiedlogo_SM