Westminster Health Forum

Next steps for improving dementia care: funding, reducing variations and implementing the 2020 Challenge

Monday, 30th January 2017

Royal Over-Seas League, Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James's Street, London SW1A 1LR

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



Delegates at this seminar will assess key issues for implementing the Challenge on Dementia 2020, and the aim of making England the world leader in dementia care.

Sessions focus on challenges for reducing risk, raising awareness and educating NHS staff, as well priorities for improving for post-diagnosis support and practicalities of rolling out joined-up personalised plans for everyone with dementia.

It will also be an opportunity to discuss the future for regulation of dementia care, with the CQC outlining proposed changes to inspecting services in its five year strategy.


Guests of Honour

Duncan Selbie

Chief Executive, Public Health England

Professor Alistair Burns

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester and National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England

Guests of Honour

Professor Alistair Burns

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester and National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England

Duncan Selbie

Chief Executive, Public Health England

Keynote Speakers

Lisa Bayliss-Pratt

Director of Nursing, Health Education England

Alison Murray

Head of Inspection for Adult Social Care, CQC

Chairs

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Chair of Trustees, National Council for Palliative Care and Chair, National Mental Capacity Forum

Baroness Greengross

Co-Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

Speakers

Helen Bourner

Programme Director, Airedale and Partners Enhanced Health in Care Homes Vanguard

Professor Martin Knapp

Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science and Director, NIHR School for Social Care Research

Professor John Gallacher

Professor of Cognitive Health, University of Oxford and Director, MRC Dementias Platform UK

Professor Louise Robinson

Professor of Primary Care and Ageing, Newcastle University

George McNamara

Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Alzheimer’s Society

Andrew Cornwall

Carer and Research Network Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Society

Simon Williams

Director of Community and Housing, Merton Council