Dementia: Quality of Care 2016
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
Katherine Barbour is a Senior Programme Manager with the Wessex Academic Health Science Network leading on the Dementia Programme.
She has worked in health and social care settings for most of her career working as a social worker, team manager and NHS senior manager with a focus on learning disability and older persons mental health.
She has a special interest in user and carer engagement and in community development. Latterly she has been an telehealth and telecare Project Manager at the Wessex Health Innovation and Education Cluster, University of Southampton responsible for the successful implementation of a telehealth change programme. She is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine telemedicine and e health council.
She has been personally affected by dementia and has a strong commitment to improving dementia care services in Wessex. She is a dementia friends champion and has created over 200 friends since becoming a champion.