Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter Launch

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The UCH Education Centre

1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road

London

NW1 2PG

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The National Dementia Action Alliance Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter, which was published three years ago has been refreshed to include a volunteering element. Attend to hear about the Charter and have the opportunity to network with colleagues from hospitals across the country.

Please note lunch will be provided for all attendees.

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12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, registration and networking

13:30 – 13:35 Opening remarks -
Vicki Leah: Consultant Nurse of Older People, UCLH and Chair, Dementia Friendly Hospital Taskforce

13:35 – 13:55 Person-centred dementia care: Are we there yet? - Professor Dawn Brooker: Director of Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester

13:55 – 14:15 Volunteering in health and care - Jane Fox: Senior Advisor for Volunteering, NHS England

14:15 – 14:35 Looking into the future of dementia care - Dr Catherine Mummery: Consultant Neurologist, UCLH

14:35 – 14:50 Break

14:50 – 15:15 Perspectives from a person living with dementia and a carer - Tracey Shorthouse: retired Nurse/ living with dementia and Julia Jones: John’s Campaign

15:15 – 15:35 Delirium and dementia in the acute hospital - Dr Daniel Davis: Senior Clinical Researcher and Consultant Geriatrician, UCL/H

15:35 – 15:55 Dementia research and care in acute hospitals- bridging the gap - Dr Liz Sampson: Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry, UCL

15:55 – 16:00 Closing remarks - Kelly Kaye: Executive Lead, NDAA

16:00 Close

This event is intended for the following healthcare professionals:

  • Dementia Leads

  • Chief Nurses

  • CEOs of Hospital Trusts

  • Hospital Dementia Team Members

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The UCH Education Centre

1st Floor West, 250 Euston Road

London

NW1 2PG

United Kingdom

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