Key Points
  • The Challenge on Dementia 2020 and beyond
  • Integrating health and social care to provide holistic support
  • Supporting carers and people with dementia to live at home for longer
  • Workforce considerations for dementia care
  • Raising dementia awareness, promoting healthier lifestyles and preventative treatment to reduce risk
Guest of Honour

Jane Moore Associate Director, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

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Overview
Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr Charles Alessi, Dementia Lead, Public Health England
  • Hilda Hayo, Chief Executive and Chief Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK
  • Jane Moore, Associate Director , National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE)
  • Dr Maria-Paloma Sequeiros, Later Life Psychiatrist, South Gloucestershire Later Life CMHT, Co-Director, Bristol Health Partners Dementia HIT
  • Beth Tovey , Centre Manager, Dementia Day Services, South Gloucestershire Council
  • Cheryl Buckley , Community Psychiatric Nurse, South Gloucestershire Later Life Community Mental Health Team, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
  • Jan Zietara, Head of Operational Delivery, Healthcare Education England
  • Shirley Burrows, Bromley Lewisham and Greenwich, Mind

The number of people estimated to be living with dementia globally is 44 million, and it is thought that this number will double by 2030. In the UK, it is estimated that around 850,000 people have dementia. This progressive condition can have a devastating effect, not just on the person who has dementia, but also on families, carers and wider society.

The ‘Challenge on Dementia’ set out what the Government wanted to see in place by 2020 in order for England to be the best country in the world for dementia care and support and for people with dementia, their carers and families to live. With presentations about workforce progress and NICE guidelines, this forum will consider how close we have come to achieving those aims and what the next steps are.

Including exemplary case studies of what is working across health and social care. From successful integrated care models to carer support and public awareness promotions.

Agenda
Start

08:30 - 09:00
Registration Tea and Coffee

 

09:00 - 09:35
Chair’s Extended Opening Remarks: Government Priorities for Improving Dementia Care

 
  • Progress on the Challenge on Dementia 2020
  • The 2018 review
  • Next steps

Speakers

Hilda Hayo Chief Executive and Chief Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK

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09:35 - 09:40
Questions and Discussion

 

09:40 - 10:10
NICE Guidance and Standards for Dementia

 
  • Key recommendations from the Guideline: Dementia assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers
  • How service providers can implement recommendations

Speakers

Jane Moore Associate Director, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

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10:10 - 10:20
Questions and Discussion

 

10:20 - 10:50
Meeting the Workforce Challenge of Dementia 2020

 
  • Developing a workforce with the appropriate knowledge and skills to deliver outstanding dementia care
  • Progress made to date
  • Next steps

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Jan Zietara Head of Operational Delivery, Healthcare Education England

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10:50 - 10:55
Questions and Discussion

 

10:55 - 11:15
Networking Tea and Coffee

 

11:15 - 11:45
Delivering Integrated Dementia Care

 
  • The aims of the Dementia HIT team 
  • Developing a multi-agency approach including universities, councils, NHS trusts, volunteer organisations and charities
  • Challenges and benefits of integrated working
  • Examples of innovative practice including our award winning: ‘Real Life with Dementia’ – Practical Training Course for Carers

Speakers

Beth Tovey Centre Manager, Dementia Day Services, South Gloucestershire Council

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Dr Maria-Paloma Sequeiros Later Life Psychiatrist, South Gloucestershire Later Life CMHT, Co-Director, Bristol Health Partners Dementia HIT

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Cheryl Buckley Community Psychiatric Nurse, South Gloucestershire Later Life Community Mental Health Team, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Par

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11:45 - 11:50
Questions and Discussion

 

11:50 - 12:20
Supporting Carers and Enabling People with Dementia to Live at Home Longer

 
  • Support and information for people with dementia and their carers
  • Group workshops for carers, based on the individual experience of someone with dementia
  • Personalised home based coaching focussing on the families own experiences, challenges and needs
  • Helping people to live well with Dementia through training that supports dementia friendly communities

Speakers

Shirley Burrows Bromley Lewisham and Greenwich, Mind

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Christine Gallagher Dementia Skills Manager, Bromley Mindcare Dementia Support

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12:20 - 12:50
Raising Public Awareness About Dementia

 
  • Working with pilot sites to evaluate incorporating dementia awareness messages within NHS Health Checks
  • Embedding risk reduction into wider work streams
  • Raising public awareness through social marketing and public communications
  • What works and what you can do at a local level

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Dr Charles Alessi Dementia Lead, Public Health England

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12:50 - 12:55
Questions and Discussion

 

12:55 - 13:00
Chair’s and Westminster Insight’s Thanks

 

End

Speakers

Dr Charles Alessi Dementia Lead, Public Health England

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Cheryl Buckley Community Psychiatric Nurse, South Gloucestershire Later Life Community Mental Health Team, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Par

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Shirley Burrows Bromley Lewisham and Greenwich, Mind

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Christine Gallagher Dementia Skills Manager, Bromley Mindcare Dementia Support

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Hilda Hayo Chief Executive and Chief Admiral Nurse, Dementia UK

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Jane Moore Associate Director, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

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Dr Maria-Paloma Sequeiros Later Life Psychiatrist, South Gloucestershire Later Life CMHT, Co-Director, Bristol Health Partners Dementia HIT

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Beth Tovey Centre Manager, Dementia Day Services, South Gloucestershire Council

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Jan Zietara Head of Operational Delivery, Healthcare Education England

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Venue details

Novotel London Tower Bridge Hotel Novotel London Tower Bridge Hotel, 10 Pepys Street, London EC3N 2NR


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