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IAPT Older Adults Conference

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The Town Hall Reading

Blagrave Street

Reading

RG1 1QH

United Kingdom

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NHS England South Region, in conjunction with the National IAPT Programme, is delighted to be hosting an event focussing on Older People in IAPT services.

The event will enable attendees to develop their understanding of how IAPT services can increase access for older people and share best practice examples of current work being undertaken with older adults and carers.

The event will be chaired by Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older Peoples’ Mental Health at NHS England.

The event will include:

  • An overview of the national direction for Older People’s Mental Health by guest speaker Professor Alistair Burns

  • The application and effectiveness of low intensity interventions with older people

  • Case examples of successful service innovations

Confirmed speakers include:

Professor Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester & National Clinical Director for Dementia and for Mental Health in Older People

Ursula James, National IAPT Programme Manager, NHS England

Judy Leibowitz , IAPT clinical Lead and Head of IAPT Camden Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing Service

Dr Maria Alicia Vicencio-Silva Counselling, Psychotherapy & Group Therapy Services Manager, Age Concern

Dr Peter Bagshaw, General Practitioner, Clinical Lead Dementia, Mental Health, Learning Difficulties, Adult Safeguarding South Gloucestershire CCG, Director South West Clinical Network for Dementia



Who should attend?

This free event is open to IAPT Practitioners, Commissioners, Service Managers, Clinical Leads, Third Sector Providers including carer support services; GPs and Community Nurses, Social Care Staff, Older People’s Community Mental Health Teams and Memory Services, and anyone with an interest in Older People’s Mental Health and the interface with IAPT services.


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The Town Hall Reading

Blagrave Street

Reading

RG1 1QH

United Kingdom

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