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Designed to appeal to all areas, including hospitals, care homes, local authorities, carers and
families, Dementia: Quality of Care will focus on best practice in compassionate dementia care and support. The programme will cover diagnosis through to end of life care, including hospitals, community settings and care homes.
Confirmed speakers include:
George McNamara - Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer's Society
Professor Susan Benbow - Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer's Society Old Age Psychiatrist, Primary Care Memory Clinic, Gnosall Medical Centre
Pat Jones-Greenhalgh - ADASS Joint Dementia Lead
Dr Ann Johnson MBE - Ambassador, Alzheimer's Society
Katie Swarbrick - Associate Nursing Director, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Subjects that will be discussing on the day include:
- Diagnosis and post-diagnostic support
- Care in the community
- The care home system
- Hospital care
- End of life
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, providing a rare chance to engage with and learn from each other.
Download the full programme.
The programme has been designed to offer maximum practical value, featuring a mix of keynote speeches, service-user presentations, and case studies from those who are doing things well.
Open Forum Events Limited, Quebec Offices, Bury Street, Manchester, M3 7DU
Tel: 0161 376 9007