ALZHEIMER’S MATTERS THEATRE

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

TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.10 - 10.20A welcome and introduction to this year's Alzheimer's Show.Kate Lee, Chief Executive, Alzheimer's Society
10.20 - 10.50Building the Dementia Pathway. Gavin Terry, Head of Policy, Alzheimer's Society
10.55 - 11.25Potential new treatments for dementia. Samantha will talk about the potential new dementia treatments on the horizon, and discuss what the charity is doing to ensure that once these new drugs do become available, they get to the people who need them without delay.Samantha Benham-Hermetz, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Research UK
11.30 - 11.55“Never give up on yourself”Samantha Benham-Hermetz, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Research UK
12.00 - 12.30Dementia Care: Best practice and common themes in inspections. Alison Murray, Head of Inspection - London, Care Quality Commission
12.40 - 13.30QUESTION TIME. Put your questions to a panel of experts on topics relating to dementia and care.
Samantha Benham-Hermetz, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Gavin Terry, Head of Policy, Alzheimer's Society.
Alison Murray, Head of Inspection - London, CQC.
Dr James Warner, Medical Director, Halcyon Doctors.
Wendy Mitchell, Author and living with Young Onset Dementia
Chair:Kate Lee, Chief Executive, Alzheimer's Society
13.50 - 14.20Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia occur in up to 90% of people. They cause distress, institutionalisation and early death. The talk will outline the common symptoms, and discuss assessment and management.Dr James Warner, Medical Director, Halcyon Doctors
14.25 - 14.45Dementia advance planning and the worlds first dementia dictionary. Advance planning for the care industry is a must and part of NICE guidelines, Preparing4Care a 100% free service for everyone in the country and accessible for all. Introducing the worlds first Dementia Dictionary only at the Alzheimer’s show 2020.Glenn Knight. Managing Director Training 2 CARE Group
14.50 - 15.15Top tips for communicating with people with dementia. An interactive presentation aimed at people affected by dementia as well as health and social care professionals. Communication is an increasing issue for carers, people living with dementia and health and social care staff. But do you know how to engage and communicate effectively with people living with dementia?Raj Kapoor, Head of External Training and Consultancy and Caroline Hayden Wright, Alzheimer's Society
15.20 - 15.45The ME in deMEmentiaKeith Oliver, living with dementia and campaigner
15.50 - 16.15Engaging with people with more advanced dementia through sensory approaches and therapeutic relationships.Jackie Pool, Director of Memory Care, Sunrise Senior Living. Booked OK
16.20 - 16.45Living Well with Dementia: practical tips. Tim Beanland, Head of Knowledge, Alzheimer's Society
TIMETITLESPEAKER
10.40 - 10.50A welcome and introduction to this year's Alzheimer's ShowZoe Campbell, Operations Director, Alzheimer's Society
10.50 - 11.20Innovations to improve the lives of people affected by dementia - Alzheimer's Society Accelerator Programme.Simon Lord, Innovation Manager, Alzheimer's Society
11.25 - 11.50Living with dementia - a personal view. Peter is a positive person who speaks from the heart about living with dementia. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years ago.Peter Berry from Suffolk was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2015, aged 52
11.55 - 12.25A clinician's view on dementia. Rimona is a London clinician who focuses on memory, thinking and movement problems. She is particularly interested in understanding hallucinations during Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. This talk will feature the latest research, and a clinician’s view on the dementia.Dr Rimona Weil, Clinical Research Fellow
12.30 - 13.15QUESTION TIME. Put your questions to a panel of experts on topics relating to dementia and care.
Dr Rimona Weil, Clinical Research Fellow.
Peter Berry, living with dementia and campaigner.
Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services, Dementia UK.
Jackie Pool, Director of Memory Care, Sunrise Senior Living.
Chair: Zoe Campbell, Operations Director, Alzheimer's Society
13.40 - 14.051+1 is infinitely more than 2 ...How the integrated use of care and technology addresses the challenges of living at home with independence, wellbeing and control, after a diagnosis of dementia. Barry Sweetbaum, Founder and Managing Director, SweetTree Connect
14.10 - 14.30Dementia advance planning and the worlds first dementia dictionary. Advance planning for the care industry is a must and part of NICE guidelines, Preparing4Care a 100% free service for everyone in the country and accessible for all. Introducing the worlds first Dementia Dictionary only at the Alzheimer’s show 2020.Glenn Knight. Managing Director Training 2 CARE Group
14.35 - 15.05Alzheimer’s in 2020 – moving closer to an effective treatment ?Dr Emer MacSweeney, CEO of Re:Cognition Health
15.10 - 15.35Advance Care Planning – What is important to you about treatment and end of life care should you not be able to share your wishes?Caroline Scates. Interim Lead for Professional & Practice Development, Dementia UK