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Sharing Innovations in Dementia Care
Thu 23 March 2017, 09:00 – 16:30 GMT
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You are invited to attend an event on “Sharing Innovations in Dementia Care". The event is jointly organised by the Academic Health Science North East and North Cumbria, NHS England Northern England Clinical Networks and the Dementia Innovation Hub.
The day will include presentations from:
Professor Louise Robinson, Professor of Primary Care and Ageing and Director of the Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University, on new aspects of dementia care,
Professor Ian McKeith, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Newcastle University on new treatments for dementia.
We will then have eight presentations from teams running innovative projects in our region and a speed dating event to enable you to ask them questions and explore how you might implement their learning in your areas.
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Confirmed topics include:
• The Alexandra Centre, Sunderland Royal Hospital
• Stockton Dementia Hub
• Cumbria Virtual Memory Clinic
• North East Mental Health Development Unit’s Living Well with Dementia Programme
• My Future Wellbeing Tool, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
• Use of a Delirium Tool, NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
Who should attend?
The day is primarily aimed at commissioners and providers of care for people with dementia in the Northern region (CCG commissioners, Memory clinic staff, acute hospital providers, GPs, and community health and social care staff).
Places will be allocated geographically based on the CCG footprint in which you work.
There are 10-15 places per CCG footprint depending on the size of the CCG, so do sign up early!
Please select the most appropriate CCG area to you when registering.
Would you like to showcase your work?
We are keen to showcase as many examples of best practice and innovative approaches to care as possible. The poster display will have 3 scheduled viewing sessions and an audience of 180 delegates.
Submissions will be considered on any aspect of health, wellbeing and care of people with dementia including - but not limited to - models of care, quality improvement, research, audit, education and training.
If you would like your poster idea to be considered, please submit an abstract using the template here.
Deadline for submission: Thursday 9th February 2017
Abstracts should be around 200 words and provide enough detail to allow the panel to get a good sense of your work. For research and audit submissions, results must be included.
Applications will be considered by a panel of the organising committee.
Decisions will be communicated by email during the week commencing 20th February 2017.
Guidelines for poster production
• Title must be clearly identified
• Contact details for the key members of your team should be included.
• For research and audit submissions, results must be included.
• Poster size should be A1 and portrait orientation.
The full application form can be downloaded here
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PIM Professor Ian McKeith
Professor Ian McKeith
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry
PLR Professor Louise Robinson
Professor Louise Robinson
Professor of Primary Care and Ageing and Director of the Institute for Ageing