The main theatre will host talks on a wide range of key topics for carers, relatives and professionals as well as chaired ‘Question Time’ sessions.
Speakers include: Alison Murray, CQC; Dr Michele Board, ARUK; Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer’s Society; Jackie Pool, Sunrise Senior Living. Also Peter Berry will be giving and inspirational talk on living with dementia.
View the 2019 programme below
|10.10 - 10.15||A welcome and introduction to this year's Alzheimer's Dementia & Care Show.||Alzheimer's Society|
|10.15 - 10.45||Alzheimer's Society|
|10.50 - 11.15||Advancing dementia care through everyday objects: Material Citizenship. Material Citizenship, a new approach to dementia care, focuses on object-person relations to support the maintenance of identity. Implemented in over 40 care homes in England, Scotland and Wales it is reimagining dementia care||Dr Kellyn Lee - Cpsychol. CEO and Founder WISER Health and Social Care. Visiting Research Fellow - University of Southampton|
|11.20 - 11.40||What’s changed in 10 years - a reflection of care in the UK.||Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive, Care England|
|11.45 - 12.10||Understanding your professional role in supporting sexual expression for people living with needs. In health and social care, from OT's to Registered Managers, more and more we are recognising that sex, sexual relationships and sexual expression are innate human rights. But we also realise these are not easy conversations to have. In this session we will be covering this topic in a professional and approachable manner, to give you instantly more confidence to know the basics and where to go for more support in this under developed area of practice.||Derek Sleater, Co-Founder sunday care therapy and Occupational Therapist|
|12.15 - 12.40||Dementia Care: Best practice and common themes in inspections.||Alison Murray, Head of Inspection London, Care Quality Commission|
|12.45 - 13.30||QUESTION TIME. Put your questions to a panel of experts on topics relating to dementia and care.|
Alison Murray, Head of Inspection London, Care Quality Commission
Paul Blane, Managing Director, Care Business Associate Training
Keith Oliver, Alzheimer's Society Ambassador and Kent and Medway nhs volunteer Dementia Envoy
|Chair: Alzheimer's Society|
|13.45 - 14.10||Understanding Lewy body dementia; supporting families. This session will provide an overview of Lewy body dementia; including recognising common symptoms, getting a diagnosis and understanding treatments. Some of the challenges experienced by families affected by Lewy body dementia will be discussed along with possible solutions and accessing support.||Rachel Thompson & Rachael Webb, Consultant Admiral Nurses, Lewy body dementia, Dementia UK|
|14.15 - 14.40||The Dementia landscape 10 years on - progress and frustrations through the eyes of someone living with Alzheimer's. Since being diagnosed on New Year's Eve 2020 with Alzheimer's I have witnessed much reason to be optimistic and hopeful in the Dementia landscape alongside the frustrations and false dawns that we all are affected by. As well as looking back my talk will set out my vision, aspirations and hopes for Dementia generally and me personally for the next 3 years.||Keith Oliver, Alzheimer's Society Ambassador and Kent and Medway nhs volunteer Dementia Envoy|
|14.45 - 15.10||How music can support relational aspects of dementia care. Dr Rosie Mead will be explaining the different ways that music can support connections within dementia care including practical tips on incorporating meaningful music within daily care.||Dr Rosie Mead, CEO, Musica Music and Wellbeing CIC|
|15.15 - 15.40||The future of dementia care. The more we understand dementia, the better the future of dementia care will be delivered. During this session, we will discuss the importance of education from an early age through to a professional career as a caregiver. Delving into the current training available we will seek to ask the question, is it suitable or do we need to think differently to ensure that the care we deliver is truly person-centred.||Paul Blane, Managing Director, Care Business Associate Training|
|15.45 - 16.10||Alzheimer's Society|
|16.15 - 16.40||Supporting the care sector to prioritise wellbeing.||Hilary Woodhead, Executive Director, NAPA|
|10.30 - 10.40||A welcome and introduction to this year's Alzheimer's Dementia & Care Show.||Helen McDavitt, Interim Lead for Helpline and Clinics, Dementia UK|
|10.40 - 11.10||Promoting Inclusion, Rights and Opportunities for People Living With Dementia. Both personal and professional experience of supporting people living with dementia has led Fiona and Alison toward a growing interest in human rights. The right to staying connected will be explored through sharing anecdotes and research.||Dr Fiona Maclean- Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Edinburgh Napier University and Dr Alison Warren- Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, University of Plymouth|
|11.15 - 11.45||Issues with eating and drinking? Simple evidence informed solutions with practical applications. In the later stages of Dementia eating and drinking can become a real issue. From frequent chest infections to increased risk of pressure sores. Learn what to do now, before eating and drinking becomes an issue. In this practical session, learn basic but effective techniques to help your patients / loved ones re-engage with food in a safe way. Presented by an Occupational Therapist with real-life experience.||Derek Sleater, Co-Founder sunday care therapy and Occupational Therapist|
|11.50 - 12.20||Admiral Nurses Providing Specialist Support 7 Days a Week. Today we examine the most common themes from our callers and how, as Admiral Nurses, we help to provide the specialist advice and guidance they need in an agile manner.||Michelle McGowan & Debi Jackson, Admiral Nurses, Dementia UK Core Services|
|12.30 - 13.15||QUESTION TIME. Put your questions to a panel of experts on topics relating to dementia and care.|
Connor Clerkin-Oliver, Principle Investigator, Re:Cognition Health.
Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services, Dementia UK.
Jackie Pool, Dementia Care Champion.
|Chair: Helen McDavitt, Interim Lead for Helpline and Clinics, Dementia UK|
|13.50 - 14.20||What’s New in Dementia Care. Jackie will describe the latest developments in supporting people to keep healthy and active when also living with dementia. This includes self-management and therapeutic approaches to reducing the symptoms.||Jackie Pool, Dementia Care Champion|
|14.25 - 14.55||Next-generation treatments for Alzheimer's disease. This talk will explore how Alzheimer’s disease presents in its earliest stages and the biomarker techniques used to make an early diagnosis. This will be followed by a discussion of the pathological features of the disease and an explanation of the medications currently in development and how they aim to stop the condition.||Connor Clerkin-Oliver and Dr Anna Podony, Principle Investigators, Re:Cognition Health|
|15.00 - 15.30||Alzheimer's Society|
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