Improving Dementia Care Capita Conference Announced - 9th March, Central London

The ideal forum to share learning on preventing the onset of dementia and providing person centred care.

London, United Kingdom, February 19, 2015 --( Improving Dementia Care

Thursday 26th March 2015 – Central London

Chaired by George McNamara, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Society

About the conference:
With the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge soon to come to an end, now is the perfect time to reflect on what has been achieved and explore how best to maintain the momentum and commitment to improving dementia care, research and diagnosis rates post April 2015.

Capita Conferences' Dementia Care event provides a forum to share learning and collate best examples of good practice to ensure continued improvement across all aspects of dementia care. Delegates will learn the best ways to increase diagnosis rates, promote brain health, prevent the onset of dementia and provide person centred and coordinated post diagnostic support to dementia sufferers and their carers.

Speakers include:
· Keynote: Dr Daniel Harwood, Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Clinical Director, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Dementia Ambassador, NHS England
· Keynote: Dr Sunil Gupta, GP and Clinical Advisor for Dementia for Midlands and East and Dementia Ambassador, NHS England
· Pat Jones-Greenhalgh, Executive Director, Department for Communities and Wellbeing, Bury Council and National Lead for Dementia, Association of Director of Social Services
· Emma Moody, Deputy Director, Community, Partnerships and PPI, Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group
· Professor Tony Elliott, Clinical Director for Dementia Services, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
· Dr Karen Harrison Dening, Director of Admiral Nursing, Dementia UK
· Dr Charles Alessi, Co Chair, National Association of Primary Care and Senior Advisor, NHS Clinical Commissioners and Dementia Lead, Public Health England

For more information:
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Or contact: Naomi Wood – / 020 7202 0571
Capita Conferences
Andy Wills
020 7960 7751