London, United Kingdom, February 23, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Improving Dementia Care Conference
Thursday, 24 April 2014
About the Event:
Capita's National Improving Dementia Care Conference comes at a crucial time. The Government’s report on Dementia care, Dementia: A State of the Nation published in November 2013 highlighted where improvements are needed and where progress has been made.
Now more than ever, stakeholders involved in dementia services across health, social care, housing and the voluntary sector need to come together to ensure earlier diagnosis and improve health and care for those with dementia.
This timely event will provide you with the ideal forum to look at how best to maintain the momentum and commitment to improving research, diagnosis rates and care post-2015, building on progress, new developments and best practice.
Expert Speakers Include:
Chair: Hilda Hayo, Chief Executive, Dementia UK
Eileen Sills CBE, Clinical Director, NHS England London Dementia Strategic Clinical Network and Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Experience, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
George McNamara, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Society
Simon Williams, Director of Community and Housing, Merton Council
Ian Sherriff, Academic Partnership Lead on Dementia, Plymouth University and Member
Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group
Clare Brown, Assistant Head of Adult Social Care, Hull City Council
Benefits of Attending Include:
-Hear about the progress already made on the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge and plans for future and ongoing improvements
-Gain insight from a clinician on improving assessment and raising diagnosis rates
-Understand how local services can be adapted to the specific needs of people living with dementia with an update from a Dementia Friendly Community Champion
-Learn how key services such as housing, health and social care can provide joined up support through robust multi-agency working arrangements
For more information:
Contact: Amna Khan on 020 7202 0562 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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