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Dementia Friendly Hospitals Event

Event Date:
Thursday 18 February 2016
Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB

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Following on from the success of the Dementia Friendly Hospital event in November, the second event was held on Thursday 18th February 2016 and it was a joint event with the National Audit of Dementia. It was held in London at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and looked at the National Audit and the Training and Environment sections of the Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter. The event agenda is available to download Click here.

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

10:30am – 10:40am Chair’s opening: Vicki Leah – UCLH and Nicci Gerrard – Founder of John’s Campaign

10:40am – 11am Person affected by dementia perspective/ John’s Campaign: Nicci Gerrard

11:00am – 11:15am Ward Accreditation Scheme Liz Yaxley – Norwich and Norfolk Hospital

11:15am – 11:50pm Table Work: Hospital Report and Audit – Hospital Report  - Introduction by Fern Howard – Stakeholder Relations Manager Alzheimer’s Society

11:50am – 12:30pm National Audit of Dementia : Chloe Hood – Programme Manager

12:30pm – 13:20pm Lunch

13:20pm – 13:45pm #DementiaDo and House of Memories: Andy Tysoe – Countess of Chester Hospital & Claire Benjamin, Liverpool House of Memories

13:45pm – 14:00pm Education and Training Framework: Jan Zietara - Health Education England

14:00pm – 14:30pm Table Work: Training and Environment

14:30pm – 14:40pm Break 

Environment - Introduction by Sarah Waller

14:50pm – 15:05pm A Tale of Two Wards: Dr Duncan Forsyth & Dr Fiona Thompson – Addenbrookes Hospital

15:05pm – 15:20pm Making Affordable Changes: Jo James - Imperial College Healthcare

15:20pm – 15:35pm Working with Architects: Bob Wills & Mark Nugent - Medical Architecture

15:35pm – 15:55pm Hospital Environment Discussion and Question & Answer Session

15:55pm – 16:00pm Chair’s closing speech

16:00pm Close

If you have any queries, please contact Kelly Kaye