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  • Health & Social Care

Dementia: Quality of Care

  • Wednesday, 16 November 2016
  • The Royal National Hotel, London
  • 08:30 - 17:00
  • Overview

The UK is committed to leading the way in the fight against dementia. Following the high profile Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020 the implementation plan was published in March 2016. It represents the collective thoughts of key stakeholders, including people with dementia and carers, and sets out a clear blueprint for the next four years. The plan states priority actions across four core themes of risk reduction, health and care, awareness and social action, and research.

The Government’s mandate to NHS England 2016-17 also makes a clear commitment to make measurable improvement in the quality of care and support for people with dementia. The challenge goes wider than the NHS with the aim to increase public awareness to make the UK the most dementia friendly society in the world by 2020.

Dementia: Quality of Care will help you to develop a greater understanding of how people with dementia can get the support they need every day of the year, whether that be at home, in residential care, hospital or in the wider community.

This conference will include interactive sessions and case studies to support carers, healthcare professionals and the wider public sector to deliver advances in care along the whole dementia pathway.

  • Confirmed Speakers

  • Benefits of attending

  • Gain insight into the priority actions of the implementation plan for the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020.
  • Explore how to provide high quality palliative and end of life care for people and their families affected by dementia.
  • The conference will bring together professionals from health and social care, academia, and the wider public, private and third sectors with those living with dementia to engage and learn from each other.
  • Learn how to support positive relationships with friends, families, carers and professionals whilst facing the challenges of treatment, care and patient health.
  • Gain further learning on the latest thinking and ideas to enhance the quality of life for dementia patients.
  • Enjoy and learn from a programme that has been designed according to delegate feedback from our last four Dementia conferences to offer maximum value and practical guidance.
  • Explore new ways to raise dementia awareness, promote healthier lifestyles and preventative treatment to reduce risk.
  • Learn from best practice solutions to support people with dementia to live well at home.
  • Be inspired by examples of best practice from leading organisations across the health and social care sector.
  • Take advantage of excellent networking and interactive training opportunities.
  • Gain the maximum number of 6 CPD points.

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  • Event Programme

08:30

Registration and Coffee in the Networking Area

09:25

Chair’s Opening Address

  • Sarah Reed, Founder, The Bright Grey (confirmed)
09:30
  • Larry Gardiner, Member, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Coproduction Network (confirmed)
"Are We There Yet?"

Reflections from a person living with dementia and their experiences of the health and
social care system

09:45
"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, 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?

10:30

Main Sponsor

"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 Are

11:50
  • Suzy Webster, Social Action Lead, My home life (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?

12:20

Case Study

  • Lara Lill, Head of Health and Wellbeing, ASA (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.
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12:40

Stephanie Ragdale, Admiral Nurse (Central Manchester), Manchester Mental Health and
Social Care Trust (confirmed)

"Enjoying Life with Dementia"

Professional and personal examples of opportunities for people living with dementia and
their carers to enjoy themselves

12:55

Question and Answer Session

13:15

Lunch in the Networking Area

14:20

Chair’s Afternoon Address

14:20

Case Study

11:35
"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.

14:50
"Spirituality In the Care of Older People with Dementia"
15:00

Question and Answer Sessio

15:15

Break

15:25

Case Study

"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.

15:45
  • John Loder, Head of Strategy Health Lab, Nesta (confirmed)
"Who’s Innovating?"


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.

16:00

Panel Discussion

Piers Kotting, MBA, NIHR Programme Director & NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow,
University College London
Simon Denegri, NIHR National Director for Patients and the Public in Research and Chair,
INVOLVE
Katherine Barbour, Senior Project Manager, Dementia Quality Improvement Programme,
Wessex AHSN

" 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?

16:25

Chair’s Closing Remarks

16:30

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Offering breathtaking views across Russell Square the hotel is within easy walking distance to the British Museum. Well located with Russell Square underground station a 2 minute walk away.

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  • Who did attend

  • Admiral Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Care Coordinators
  • Care at Home Managers
  • Care Home Owners/Managers
  • Carers
  • Chairs
  • Chief Executives
  • Clinical Leads/Directors and Specialists
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Commissioners
  • Community Health and Outreach Teams
  • Consultants
  • Dementia Champions/Coordinators/Leads
  • 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
  • Gerontologists
  • General Practitioners and Teams
  • Heads of Housing Services
  • Hospital Managers
  • Mental Health Directors/Teams
  • Patient and Public Involvement Leads
  • People Living with Dementia
  • Psychiatrists
  • Research Directors/Professors/Nurses
  • Senior Nurses/Matrons/Ward Managers
  • Service Integration Managers
  • 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
  • Gerontologists
  • General Practitioners and Teams
  • Heads of Housing Services
  • Hospital Managers
  • Mental Health Directors/Teams
  • Patient and Public Involvement Leads
  • People Living with Dementia
  • Psychiatrists
  • Research Directors/Professors/Nurses
  • Senior Nurses/Matrons/Ward Managers
  • Service Integration Managers