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Psychological Aspects of Early Diagnosis of Dementia

Event Date:
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Location:
The British Psychological Society’s, London
Organiser
British Psychological Society

Programme:

9.30     Registration and coffee

10.00   Plenum: Overview of psychological issues in early diagnosis

Welcome and introduction, Chair: Reinhard Guss

10.05   Keith Oliver: a Service User perspective – opportunities through early diagnosis

10.25   Barbara Pointon: a Carer’s perspective – added losses and strains from delayed diagnosis

10.45   Dawn Brooker: informed consent and pre-diagnostic counselling

11.15   Tea break

11.30   Daniel Collerton: The role of cognitive assessment in diagnosis and aftercare

12.00   Sue Watts: early psychological interventions and postdiagnostic support

12.30   Lunch, dividing into groups (preference to be given on booking)

13.30   Working Groups:

 Prediagnostic counselling and informed consent

     Facilitators: Dawn Brooker (Jenny Lafontaine)                               

 B Neuropsychological Assessment

     Facilitators: Daniel Collerton, Rachel Domone                                      

 C Postdiagnostic support and psychological interventions

     Facilitators:  Sue Watts, Rik Cheston

15.00   Coffee break, return to plenum

15.15   Plenary feedback from working groups

15.55   Summary and plans (Reinhard Guss)

16.00   End