Programme: Dementia: Quality of Care 2016
Manchester Conference Centre
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|08:30||Registration and Coffee in the Networking Area|
|09:25||Chair’s Opening Address|
Sarah Reed, Dementia Communications Specialist (confirmed)
|Session 1: Quality of Care|
|09:30||Larry Gardiner, Living with Dementia (confirmed)|
“Are We There Yet?”
Reflections from a person living with dementia and their experiences of the health and social care system.
|09:45||Dr Amanda Thornton, Clinical Lead for Dementia for the Strategic Clinical networks, NHS England (confirmed)|
“Improving Diagnosis for Everyone, Everywhere”
While national diagnosis rates have improved in recent years, there is still significant variation across the country. What is actually working and how can it be replicated?
|10:00||Jo Vavasour, National Business Development Manager, Alzheimer’s Society (confirmed)|
“New Models of Care – Delivering for People with Dementia?”
How integrated care is transforming the way health and social care is delivered for people with dementia.
|10:15||Jean Tottie, Director & Chair of tide – together in dementia everyday, the new national involvement network for carers of people with dementia (confirmed)|
“Recognising the Importance of Carers”
Both the NHS Five Year Forward View and the Prime Minister’s challenge acknowledge the huge role carers play, but what more can be done to support them?
Dr M Claire Royston, Group Medical Director for Four Seasons Health Care (confirmed)
“Dementia Care Framework”
The Dementia Care Framework is built round the individual experience of care for a Resident with dementia. In this presentation I describe our approach to the challenge of getting this experience right for each person by working with residents, their family and supporting our Staff.
|10:50||Question and Answer Session|
|11:10||Coffee in the Networking Area|
|Session 2: Quality of Life|
|11:50||Suzy Webster, Carer (confirmed)|
“Living Well at Home”
What support needs to be in place, both for the person with dementia and their family, to live well at home?
|12:05||Malcolm Bray, Chair, Crawley Dementia Alliance (confirmed)|
“Dementia Friendly Communities”
How are communities building a high level of public awareness and understanding so that people with dementia and their carers are encouraged to seek help and are properly supported?
Lara Lill, Head of Health and Wellbeing, The ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) (confirmed)
“Creating Accessible Services for People with Dementia and Their Carers – How to Improve Facilities and Remove Barriers”
Swimming is the most popular participation sport in England and each year thousands of children and adults learn how to swim with the ASA Learn to Swim Framework. Swimming has numerous health and social benefits and the ASA works to encourage everyone to take advantage of these regardless of age, gender, background or level of ability.
|12:40||Question and Answer Session|
|13:00||Lunch in the Networking Area|
|14:00||Chair’s Afternoon Address|
Michael Spellman,Dementia Lead , The ExtraCare Charitable Trust (confirmed)
“Supporting Residents Living with Dementia in ExtraCare”
Outline of the Trust’s approach to supporting residents living with dementia and their carers.
|Session 3: Insight into Current UK Research Projects|
|14:25||Dr Maria Liakata, Assistant Professor, University of Warwick, Coventry (confirmed)|
“Diagnosis of Dementia through Voice and Language”
Research on diagnosis of dementia through voice and language. The research involves measuring voice and language in ongoing conversations with people with dementia, using Many Happy Returns cards.
|14:35||Miguel Vasconcelos Da Silva, Research Nurse, Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, King’s College London (confirmed)|
“Spirituality In the Care of Older People with Dementia”
|14:45||Question and Answer Session|
|Session 4: Spreading Innovation and Best Practice|
Richard Andrews, Founder & Chairman, Healios Ltd. (confirmed)
“Healios: Digital Therapeutics to Improve Quality of Life”
Building on the experience, evidence and learnings from transforming mental health services across the UK, Healios Founder discusses impact of digital therapeutics in Dementia.
|15:35||John Loder, Head of Strategy, Health Lab, Nesta (confirmed)|
With no known cure for dementia it’s important to find a way to help and support people living with dementia to have the best quality of life possible.Part of the work in the Nesta Health Lab involves collating some of the most exciting things happening in the world of ageing on their Living Map of Innovators.
|15:50||Question and Answer Session|
|16:00||Panel Discussion – “Consistency of Access, Standards and Less Variation”|
How can we ensure that the best services and innovation currently delivered in some parts of the country are delivered everywhere so there is more consistency of access, standards and less variation?
Piers Kotting, MBA, NIHR Programme Director & NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow, University College London (confirmed)
Simon Denegri, NIHR National Director for Patients and the Public in Research and Chair, INVOLVE (confirmed)
Katherine Barbour, Senior Project Manager, Dementia Quality Improvement Programme, Wessex AHSN (confirmed)
|16:25||Chair’s Closing Remarks|
Allied Health Professionals
Care at Home Managers
Care Home Owners/Managers
Clinical Leads/Directors and Specialists
Community Health and Outreach Teams
Dementia/Older People Nurses
Directors/Heads of Adult Social Care and Older People’s Services
Directors/Heads of Carers and Service Users
Directors/Heads of Community Care Services
Directors/Heads of Dementia Care Teams
Directors/Heads of Development
Directors/Heads of Nursing and Patient Safety
Directors/Heads of Operations
Directors/Heads of Policy and Strategy
Directors/Heads of Primary Care/Community Mental Health
Directors/Heads of Public Health
Directors/Heads of Quality Improvement
Directors/Heads of Services
Education/Training and Development Managers
Extra Care Housing Managers/Homecare
Geriatric Psychiatrists and Health Teams
General Practitioners and Teams
Heads of Housing Services
Mental Health Directors/Teams
Patient and Public Involvement Leads
People Living with Dementia
Senior Nurses/Matrons/Ward Managers
Service Integration Managers