2018 TOPICS INCLUDED: Keith Oliver and Dianne Wilkinson, both living with dementia, in conversation with Jeremy Hughes, CEO Alzheimer’s Society | Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of dementia | 20 common myths about funding | What good dementia care looks like | Research update | Mental Capacity Act; what you need to know! | Dying well with dementia – panel discussion | Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) for people with dementia | Medicines prescribed for dementia | Physical Health and dementia, delirium and pain | Choosing the right care home | How to obtain a diagnosis | Struggling with a lack of locally coordinated care | Future arrangements | Being the best carer you can be | Top tips for communicating with people with dementia | Eating difficulties and dementia – practical approaches
2018 SPEAKERS INCLUDED: Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission | Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Society | Dr James Warner, Medical Director, Halcyon Doctors | Keith Oliver, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2010 | Dr Neil Graham, Alzheimer’s Research UK Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London | Rikki Lorenti, Admiral Nurse, SweetTree Home Care Services | Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services, Dementia UK | Dr Emer MacSweeney, CEO Re:Cognition Health & Consultant Neuroradiologist | Peter Berry, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s aged 52 | Barry Sweetbaum, Managing Director, SweetTree Home Care Services | Jamie Waterall, Public Health England, National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Associate Deputy Chief Nurse | David Steene, Director of Steene Law Partnership Ltd


  • Anyone living with or worried about Alzheimer’s or dementia
  • Carers, partners, family members, friends and care professionals
  • Anyone with a personal or professional interest in learning more
  • People who are interested in the latest ideas for prevention

“Incredibly informative & inspiring talks and stalls at the #AlzShow yesterday. Focusing on care today, cure tomorrow. #dementia”

Visitor 2017


  • A Walk Through Dementia: Alzheimer’s Research UK are showcasing their app designed to gain a greater understanding of living with dementia. Presented in virtual reality, you’ll look at everyday life through a new lens. You may be familiar with some of the symptoms you’ll experience, others may surprise you.
  • Free Professional Advice: Personal, face to face appointments with Admiral Nurses, and Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Advisors – all sessions are free and can be booked on the day.
  • Specialist Information: Leading professionals in the field will cover all the latest developments in research, diagnosis, drugs trials and more.
  • Engaging and Informative Talks: Always a highlight of the show, we have a wide range of speakers lined-up to talk about all manner of topics, including their own experiences with dementia.
  • Practical Tools and Ideas: From large face clocks and nightlights to GPS trackers and smartphone apps, there are always lots of useful items on display to help with day to day activities.
  • Experienced Carers: Sharing their experiences and tips for how to keep on top of everything, even when it seems like you can’t go on.
  • Fun and Educational Activities: Hands-on workshops and activities to stimulate beneficial behaviour – including reminiscence therapy, singing, movement, pet therapy etc.
  • Table Tennis Challenge: Always a very popular part of the show – learn how taking part in this activity can help in the early stages of dementia.
  • Question and Answer Sessions: Another extremely well-attended aspect of the show – put your questions to a panel made up of professionals, carers, people living with dementia and more.
  • Care Homes and Lawyers: Representatives from many of the UK’s top care homes and legal firms will have stands at the Show, offering advice and practical information in person.

Plus many other stands and activities that help make The Alzheimer’s Show the UK’s leading event for practical help with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Put yourself in the shoes of someone living with dementia.

Experience A Walk Through Dementia, with Alzheimer’s Research UK

This year Alzheimer’s Research UK will be showcasing their specially designed app A Walk Through Dementia. Presented in virtual reality, you’ll look at everyday life through a new lens. You may be familiar with some of the symptoms you’ll experience, others may surprise you.

Visit them on stand F4 to see how this innovative experience will help you think a little differently about dementia. This app was developed by Alzheimer’s Research UK, guided by people living with different forms of dementia. Click here for more information

Take a look at the 2018 show video and see what our visitors thought of the event.

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