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Annual Event 2015

Event Date:
Wednesday 09 December 2015
Hotel Russell, 1-8 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5BE

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Our biggest event of the year covered the following:

10:30am – 11:00am Registration and refreshments

11:00am – 11:10am Chair’s opening remarks – Richard Madeley, Journalist and Broadcaster

11:10am – 11:30am Perspectives of living with dementia: Why the DAA is important to my Peers, our Carers and Me - Keith Oliver and Tommy Dunne, DAA Board

11:30am – 12:20pm Panel session on the future of dementia care chaired by Jeremy Hughes CBE, CEO: Alzheimer’s Society/ DAA Board

Tom Tugendhat MBE MP, member of the Conservative party

Heidi Alexander MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Baroness Finlay Llandaff, Independent Crossbench

12:20pm – 12:30pm Tribute to Peter Ashley – Dawn Brooker and Keith Oliver, DAA Board members

12:30pm – 13:30pm Lunch

13:30pm – 14:30pm How will devolution impact upon people affected by dementia?

Introduction to devolution – Jen Hartley-Bond, Stakeholder Relations Manager: Alzheimer’s Society

Devolution and dementia care – Chris Manthorp, Independent Consultant, Older Age: Barchester Health Care

Integrated commissioning: the dementia challenge in Kirklees - Julie Orlinkski, Partnership Commissioning Manager Older People: Kirklees Council

14:30pm – 15:00pm        Dementia Friendly Hospitals

Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia: NHS England

Kelly Kaye, Partnership Manager: DAA

15:00pm – 15:20pm Break with refreshments

15:20pm – 15:30pm Secretariat update – Phil Freeman, Executive Lead: DAA

15:30pm – 16:20pm Member section - shape the DAA’s future calls to action

16:20pm – 16:30pm Chair’s closing comments – Richard Madeley, Journalist and Broadcaster