National DAA Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter Launch Event

Event Date:
Monday 03 September 2018
Location:
The UCH Education Centre, 1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG

Thank you to everyone who attended the National Dementia Action Alliance Dementia-Friendly Hospitals Charter Relaunch event. The slides from the day are now available to download, click the links below to access:

Person-centred dementia care - Are we there yet Professor Dawn Brooker University of Worcester


Volunteering in health and care - Jane Fox NHS England


Looking into the future of dementia care - Dr Catherine Mummery UCLH

Delirium and dementia in the acute hospital - Dr Daniel Davis UCL/H

Dementia research and care in acute hospitals - bridging the gap - Dr Liz Sampson UCL


Event Details

The National Dementia Action Alliance Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter, which was published three years ago has been refreshed to include a volunteering element. Attend to hear about the Charter and have the opportunity to network with colleagues from hospitals across the country.


Please note that lunch will be provided for all attendees and the agenda begins at 12:30 and ends at 16:00.

Agenda

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, registration and networking

13:30 – 13:35 Opening remarksVicki Leah: Consultant Nurse of Older People, UCLH and Chair, Dementia Friendly Hospital Taskforce

13:35 – 13:55 Person-centred dementia care: Are we there yet?
Professor Dawn Brooker: Director of Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester


13:55 – 14:15 Volunteering in health and care
Jane Fox: Senior Advisor for Volunteering, NHS England

14:15 – 14:35 Looking into the future of dementia care
Dr Catherine Mummery: Consultant Neurologist, UCLH

14:35 – 14:50 Break

14:50 – 15:15 Perspectives from a person living with dementia and a carer
Tracey Shorthouse: retired Nurse/ living with dementia and Julia Jones: John’s Campaign

15:15 – 15:35 Delirium and dementia in the acute hospital
Dr Daniel Davis: Senior Clinical Researcher and Consultant Geriatrician, UCL/H

15:35 – 15:55 Dementia research and care in acute hospitals- bridging the gap
Dr Liz Sampson: Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry, UCL

15:55 – 16:00 Closing remarks - Kelly Kaye: Executive Lead, NDAA

16:00 Close

This event is intended for the following healthcare professionals:

  • Dementia Leads
  • Chief Nurses
  • CEOs of Hospital Trusts
  • Hospital Dementia Team Members

If you would like to attend the event please email us on NDAA@alzheimers.org.uk to apply for a place.