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‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ workshop

Alzheimer’s Society is running a workshop on the topic of ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life care. This will take place on Wednesday 23 January in London (venue tbc). The Society would like to allocate up to two places to contacts working in the care home sector. If you are interested and available to participate in this event, please contact Malayka Rahman-Amin, Research Translation Manager at malayka.rahman@alzheimers.org.uk.

The ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ workshop taking place on Wednesday 23 January 2019 from 10am to 3pm in London.

The objective of the workshop is to bring together people affected by dementia, researchers, funders, health and social care providers, commissioners and policy makers to discuss solutions to improving the experiences of those living with advanced dementia or at end of life, including family carers. This event will specifically focus on moving research into practice. As a result of this event, Society would like to develop a series of recommendations on transforming care for people living with advanced dementia or at end of life.

Programme for the day:

Time

Session title

Speaker(s)

10am to 10.30am

Registration & networking

All

10.30 to 10.40

Chair welcome

Professor Jan Oyebode, University of Bradford and Bec Hanley

10.40 to 11am

Living well, survivorship and dying well

Dick Abbott, Research Network Volunteer;  

Simon Jones, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Marie Curie

11am to 11.30am

Moving research into practice – hot topics

Dr Kirsten Moore, University College London;

Dr Isabelle Latham, University of Worcester;

Professor Louise Robinson, Newcastle University

 

11.30am to 11.45am

Break

 

All

11.45am to 12.15pm

Soapbox

All - Opportunity for delegates to speak about issues around advanced dementia and end of life care of importance to you (max 90 seconds each person).

12.15pm to 12.30pm

An introduction to Open space

All

12.30pm to 1.30pm

Lunch and Networking

All

1.30. 1.45 pm

Welcome back, reminder how Open space will work

All

1.45 to 2.45pm

Running the Open Space session

All

2.45pm to 3pm

Close and next steps

Professor Jan Oyebode and Bec Hanley

 

 

If you are interested and available to participate in this event, please contact Malayka Rahman-Amin, Research Translation Manager at malayka.rahman@alzheimers.org.uk.

author: Lakshini Mendis

Written by Lakshini Mendis on Monday January 14, 2019
Tags: alzheimers, carehomeresearch, dementia, workshop

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