At the heart of the exhibition, this theatre showcases the latest and best products and services from exhibitors.

A wide variety of information and advice is given in these 20 minute sessions, including topics such as; ‘Young Onset Dementia’, Dementia Environments’, ‘Supporting Carers’, ‘Technology’ and ‘ Lasting Power of Attorney’.

View the 2019 programme below

10.25 – 10.45Care Quality Commission: Who are we and what do we do?CQC - Care Quality Commission. Tomasz Nicpon, Inspector
10.50 - 11.10The Impact of the Mobii Magic Surface in Dementia Care. Presentation of an independent research study assessing the efficacy of OMi’s magic surface/interactive table technology in dementia care.OM Interactive. Anna C. Park, Care & Education Consultant
11.15 – 11.35TBCIndependent people
11.40 12.00Building Knowledge and Resilience For Family Carers. An overview of: the free courses available for friends and family carers; our evaluation findings; and future development plans. Dementia Carers Count. Steve Dubbins, Director of Services
12.05 – 12.25Creating engaging environments for people living with dementia. Working with three FSHC care homes, we will look at the benefits of using murals to create engaging communal spaces.Find Memory Care. Karen Clayton, Dementia Environment Specialist
12.30 – 12.50TBCTBC
13.35 – 13.55TBCRe:Cognition Health
14.00 - 14.20Thinking Differently About Dementia. Helping people to get outdoors, connect with nature and their community, and retain a sense of adventure in their lives.Dementia Adventure. Gordon Malcolm, Project Coordinator
14.25 - 14.45Magic Table. How the Magic Table can be used to create increased happiness and clear social impact for the every day life of those with cognitive challenges.Tovertafel UK. John Ramsay, CEO, Shift 8
14.50 - 15.10Hearing Loss and Dementia. Learn about the latest research into the links between hearing loss and dementia, and how you may manage your hearing loss.Action on Hearing Loss. Ayla Ozmen, Head of Research & Policy and Sinéad Armitage, Information Manager
15.15 - 15.35Optimise your Wellbeing, Memory and Mood. Learn about the importance of nutrition and lifestyle for cognitive health and some simple changes you can make.Cytoplan. Helen Drake, Registered Nutritional Therapist
15.40 - 16.00Enhancing Quality of Life for people living in their own homes and with the experience of dementia – an integrated approach. Enhancing quality of life for people living with dementia through engaging with them in a person centred way.Right at Home. Simon Osbourne, Group Quality and Compliance Manager
16.05 - 16.25The ExperienceTable. An interactive presentation on how touch serious games can help careworkers improve the wellbeing of people with dementia.Sovacare. Edith Zuiderent, CEO
10.50 – 11.10TBCCats Protection. Eve Moon, Community Neutering Officer (Nottingham area)
11.15 – 11.35‘Getting your affairs in order’. A breakdown of the core services that McClure Solicitors provides, including Wills, Will Reviews, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Family Protection Trusts and Inheritance Tax Planning.McClure Solicitors. Adrian Howlett, Estate Planning Consultant
11.40 – 12.00How to Stay at Home With The Right Dementia Care. Independence. It’s something that many of us take for granted. Explore how focussing on enablement can allow someone with dementia to continue living in the home they know and love, with comfort, safety and independence.Helping Hands. Carole Kerton-Church, Regional Clinical Lead London
12.05 – 12.25Beyond the Anti-amyloid: The Future of Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease. Amyloid has been the focus on clinical research in Alzheimer’s disease, however more novel approaches such as looking at inflammation and gum disease and their relationship to Alzheimer’s disease are being investigated.St Pancras Clinical Research. Dr Stuart Ratcliffe, Chief Scientific Officer and Megan Young, Patient Engagement Coordinator
12.30 - 12.50Because everybody has the right to a fabulous holiday. Where conventional and professional approaches infer “you can’t”, we categorically say “you certainly can”. Find out how MindforYou are opening the world of holidays for people with dementia and their friends and families.MindforYou. Carol Sargent, Founder & CEO
13.35 - 13.55Enabling people with dementia to live well at home. An overview of how clients are supported to achieve positive health outcomes through a holistic provision of care at home.The Good Care Group. Janet Bill, Director of Operations
14.00 – 14.20TBCMindme. Adrian Wolf, Chief Executive
14.25 – 14.45How everyone can help advance dementia care and treatments. With research, we can improve dementia care, diagnosis and treatments. People with dementia, their families and friends are helping make this research happen. Find out how Join Dementia Research enables people to find suitable studies and accelerate vital research. NIHR - National Institute for Health Research. Nicola McMillan, Join Dementia Research Manager
14.50 – 15.10Financial Protection For People Living With Alzheimer's. Advice for people on how to ensure that their finances and health care stay within the control of the correct people; using Lasting Powers of Attorney or Deputyships.Estate Planning Solutions. Philip Ogden, Senior Consultant
15.15 - 15.35TBCTBC