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Annual Event 2014

Event Date:
Tuesday 02 December 2014

View the DAA Annual Report (2014) here.


Agenda and presentations:

11am – 1pm lunch and networking

1-1:10pm Isabel Webster, Sky Broadcaster – opening the day and chair

1:10–1:30pm Prof Julian Hughes, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry: Newcastle Universityphilosophical dimensions of dementia

1:30-1:45pm Simon Kitchen, Executive Lead: Dementia Action Alliancewhere we are now

Building local action on dementia
1:45-2:05pm Jeremy Hughes, CEO: Alzheimer’s Societygalvanising local action

2:05-2:15pm Prof Dawn Brooker, ADS, University of Worcester - the Meeting Centres Support Programme

2:15-2:45pm Break

2:45–3:00pm Simon Wallace, Project Manager: Yorkshire and Humber DAAcelebrating the achievement of Local Dementia Action Alliances

3:00–3:20pm Alli Antony, Services Manager: Alzheimer’s Society and Dr Trevor Adams, Specialist Dementia Consultant: Livability
dementia-friendly churches
Dr. Bhajneek Grewal, GPdementia-friendly gurdwaras

3:20–3:40pm Prof Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia: NHS England and
Lydia Russell, Clinical Nurse Specialist: Uni. College London Hospitallaunching the Dementia-Friendly Hospital Charter

3:40–3:50pm Panel discussion – Speakers on stage

3:50–4:10pm Break

National picture: reflections and future
4:10-4:30pm Prof Graham Stokes, Global Director of Dementia Care: Bupa - the role and need for care homes in a disjointed system of care: moving from the negative to the positive

4:30-4:50pm Prof Sube Banerjee, Director: Centre for Dementia Studiesreflections on the National Dementia Strategy

4:50–5:30pm Lorraine Jackson, Deputy Director for Dementia, Housing & Prevention: Department of HealthDementia Vision Workshop

5:30–5:45pm Chris & Jayne Roberts – experience of living with dementia and being a carer

5:45pm drinks reception - sponsored by JRF