Young Dementia Annual Conference 2019

20 November, 2019 - St Giles Hotel, London


    Young People Living with Dementia Conference: Towards equity and excellence in clinical support.

    Please see below our developing programme.

    08.30 – 09.20        REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

    09.25       Welcome

    09.30 – 10.30     Specialised care for people with Young-onset Dementia in the Netherlands

    Dr. Christian Bakker, Florence Centre for specialised care in Young-onset Dementia, The  Hague, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

    10.30 – 10.50      Psychosocial interventions for YOD

    Dr Andrea Mayrhofer, Senior Research Fellow, Dementia Care Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire

    10.45 – 11.00      COFFEE BREAK

    11.00 – 11.45      Work after a diagnosis of Dementia

    Dr Susan Richardson, Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield

    11.45 – 12.30     The Restaurant that makes Mistakes

    Dr Zoe Wyrko, Champion for Alzheimer’s Research UK, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust & Shelley Sheppard


    12.30 – 13.15      LUNCH BREAK


    13.15 – 14.00       Children and adolescents experiences of parents with young onset dementia

    Professor Pat Sikes, Professor in Qualitative Inquiry, The University of Sheffield

    14.00 – 14.45       Empowering Better End of Life Dementia Care

    Dr Liz Sampson, Reader in Old Age Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry, UCL

    14.45-15.00       TEA BREAK

    15.00-15.45       The Angela Project

    Professor Jacqueline Parkes, Professor in Applied Mental Health, University of Northampton

    15.45 -16.00         “Created Out of Mind”, dementia & arts residency at The Hub, Welcome Collection

    Professor Sebastian Crutch, Professor of Neuropsychology, Dementia Research Centre, UCL


    *Please note, this is not a final programme. The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme, speakers and etc should this become necessary.  For more information, please read our Terms & Conditions.


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