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Dementia Friendly Hospitals Event

Event Date:
Tuesday 24 November 2015
West One, 9 - 10 Portland Place, London W1B 1PR

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The first Dementia Friendly Hospital event was held in London on Tuesday 24th November and several representatives from the 114 hospitals that signed up to the Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter attended. The focus was on the Partnership and Care which are 2 elements of the Charter. The event's agenda is available to download here.

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

10:30am – 10:40am Chair’s opening: Co-Chairs Vicki Leah – University College London Hospital and June Hennell

10:40am – 11am Personal experience of hospital care and Triangle of Care: June Hennell - Dementia Activist, Member of Global Action for Personhood in Dementia & Carer

11:00am – 11:20am Current Issues in Dementia: Professor Alistair Burns – National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England

11:20am – 12:00pm Table Discussion - Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter

12:00pm – 12:20pm Dementia and Nutrition - Debbie Sutton, Dietitian

12:20pm – 13:20pm Lunch

13:20pm – 13:40pm How Hospitals are Implementing Carers passport - Dr Sophie Edwards, North Middlesex Hospital

13:40pm – 14:00pm Partnership Working - Victoria Faxon Wastnage Dementia Nurse Specialist, Barnsley Hospital

14:00pm – 14:15pm Facts and Figures on Delirium - Daniel Davis, University College London

14:15pm - 14:50pm Table Discussion - Delirium

14:50pm – 15:00pm Break

15:00pm – 15:20pm Activities in Hospitals - Lesley Young, City Hospitals Sunderland

15:20pm – 15:40pm Enhancing Care in Acute Wards - Liz Champion, Maidstone and Tonbridge Wells Hospital

15:40pm – 15:50pm Hospital update: Phil Freeman/ Kelly Kaye, Dementia Action Alliance

15:50pm – 16:00pm Chair’s closing speech

16:00pm Close

For more information please contact Kelly Kaye on Kelly.kaye@alzheimers.org.uk.