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Dementia Care, Design and Technology

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Dementia @Stirling #DARG18

Dementia Care, Design and Technology

7th-8th February 2018*

Showcasing ongoing work by the Dementia and Ageing Research Group and the Dementia Services Development Centre.

At the University of Stirling our dementia and ageing research and development activity focuses around the common goal of improving lives. Our research programmes deliver the here and now findings that have the potential to make real life differences. Coupled with ongoing development activities we have the ability to deliver palpable impact to the older population and those living with dementia

This two day event will highlight some of the ongoing research in addition to hearing about related developments from our keynote speakers and experts in the field.

Day 1: Focuses on Technology, Acute Care, Care Homes, Population Research and Co-production

Day 2: Focuses on Design, Neighbourhoods, Housing and Quality of Life

*Please note: you can register for one or both days.




Event Programme

Wednesday 7th February

09.00 am Registration

0930 am Welcome

09.35 am Keynote Presentation: IRIDIS by Ms Lesley Palmer, Chief Architect at DSDC (University of Stirling)

9.55 am Technology

-Bricolage: Personalised Technology, Dr Grant Gibson
-RemoAge, Professor Alison Bowes, Dr Louise McCabe and Dr Alison Dawson
-Adaptive Environments, Ms Wendy Perry, (DSDC)
-Computer Vision, Mr Kevin Swingler
-Optimisation of home care delivery, Mr David Cairns
-Sporting memories, Mr Richard Haynes
-Robotic Companions, Mr Amir Hussain

11.15 am Coffee+ exhibition

11.45 am The Acute Hospital

-Review of prevalence and outcomes, Ms Angela Pusram and Ms Siobhan McDermott
-Outcomes that matter, Ms Henriette Laidlaw
-Mortality and anti-dementia medication, Mr Simona Hapca
-Costs of care, Dr Alasdair Rutherford, Ms Feifei Bu
-Best Practice Certificate, Ms Shirley Law (DSDC)

12.45 pm Lunch + exhibition

2.00pm Surveys and Population data

-HAGIS: Scottish Longitudinal survey of ageing, Professor David Bell
-Exploring multimorbidity measures and informal care, Paul Henery
-Care pathways/Informal care, Dr Alasdair Rutherford and Ms Feifei Bu

2.40pm Dementia care: care homes

-CHARMS: Physical activity in care homes, Dr Louise McCabe
-Social Networks in care homes Ms Nadine Thomas
-The Scottish Care Home Census, Dr Jenni Burton
-Experiencing the time and space of a residential home, Dr Melanie Lovatt
-Medicines management in care homes, Professor Alison Bowes
-Sleep management: wide awake clubs, Dr Louise McCabe

3.50pm Tea + exhibition

4.15pm Keynote Presentation - Dr Anne Killet (University of East Anglia)

4.45pm Discussion

5pm Close


Thursday 8th February

09.00 am Registration

0930 am Welcome

09.35 am Keynote Presentation - Professor Karim Hadjri (School of Architecture, University of Sheffield)

10.20 am Design, Neighbourhoods and communities

- Analysis of Residential Aged Care Units: Spatial Arrangements, Mr Martin Quirke
-Neighbourhoods project, Dr Richard Ward and Dr Kainde Manji
-Thresholds, Ms Kate Pemble
-Paths for All, Dr Grant Gibson
-Carers Time Use project, Professor Alison Bowes
-Kings Park Project, Dr Corinne Greasley Adams

11.30 am Coffee+ exhibition

12.00 am Housing and accommodation

-Housing Project, Dr Vikki McCall
-Vision for Campus, Professor Judith Philips

12.45 pm Lunch + exhibition

13.45 pm Quality of Life

-A Good Life Project, Dr Corinne Greasley-Adams
-Creativity, Dr Jane Robertson
-Support for Carers and Volunteers, Ms Lynda Hutton (DSDC)
-Admiral Nurses, Ms Karen Harrison Dening
-ASUME: volunteering project, Dr Vikki McCall

3.00 pm Global challenges and Solutions: The challenge of Care.

4.30pm Close




About the Dementia and Ageing Research Group at the University of Stirling

The Dementia and Ageing Research Group brings together researchers from a large spectrum of backgrounds and allows a multidisciplinary exchange of ideas and methodologies with the common goal of improving lives.Our research covers a vast spectrum of areas. Our strength lies in our combined ability to continue to make sense of individual research findings in the global research context. This will enable us to build the larger picture of the optimal elements that make up the essence of “A good life.





FAQs

Is it possible to register for just one day?

Yes, it is possible to register for one or both days. Please note that if you wish to attend both days, you must register for both days. If you have any questions please email socscievents@stir.ac.uk.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions about the event please email socscievents@stir.ac.uk.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Information on how to get to the University by various transport options and also on car parking arragements please visit our dedicated 'getting here' page. If you have any queries, please contact the events team on the email above.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you will not need to bring your ticket. Your registration will be confirmation of your attendance.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Of course but please let us know in advance by emailing socscievents@stir.ac.uk.




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