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Quarterly Meeting

Event Date:
Wednesday 23 March 2016
College of Occupational Therapists

This meeting focused on unspoken and contentious issues

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

11:00am – 11:05am Chair’s opening remarks – Phil Freeman, Executive Lead: DAA

11:05am – 11:10am Host's update – Karin Orman, Professional Practice Manager: College of Occupational Therapists

11:10am – 12:20pm The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and dementia

Dr Joanna Semlyen, Health Psychologist: London Metropolitan University

Sue Lister, Freelance Coordinator: York LGBT Forum

Rachael Dixey, carer: Don’t Leave Me Now

12:20pm – 13:20pm Lunch

13:20pm – 14:20pm Intimacy and dementia

Dr Jane Youell, Researcher: University of Northampton

                                 Small group discussions

14:20pm – 14:40pm Break

14:40pm – 15:40pm Cultural perceptions of dementia

Nnanna Uwakwe, Connecting Communities Development Officer: Alzheimer’s Society

David Truswell, Senior Project Manager: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Akhlak Rauf, Team Manager: Meri Yaadain

Mary Tilki, Chair: Irish in Britain

15:40pm – 16:20pm Delivering on action / reflection and brief Secretariat update

                                   A chance to discuss in groups how you plan to deliver action and to reflect on what you have learnt

16:20pm – 16:30pm Chair’s closing comments – Phil Freeman, Executive Lead: DAA