Defying Dementia Day

Defying Dementia Day

Saturday 16 September 2017, 10:00am to 3:30pm


George Fox Building - View Map

Open to

Alumni, Applicants, Postgraduates, Prospective Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Free to attend - registration required

Registration Info

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Event Details

The Defying Dementia Day is a unique opportunity to bring together everyone in the North West with an interest in dementia - staff & volunteers of dementia associations, people living with dementia, family members, clinicians, care professionals and scientists - to share and learn from one another.

This FREE event will start at 10:00am (registration opens at 9:15am) with a wide variety of talks held in tow parallel sessions throughout the day. One of the sessions will focus on updates in research and medical initiatives, the other on living well with dementia. These short informative talks will last 25 minutes allowing 5 minutes for questions, the day will conclude with a panel discussion chaired by BBC Radio Lancashire's John Gillmore.

The conference is to be chaired by Dr Penny Foulds, Lancaster University and MAC Clinical Research and Dianne Smith, Matron for Dementia, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust.

Talks include:

  • Identifying 'Good Care' & what to do if you have concerns - Karen Burrow, Inspector, Care Quality Commission
  • Dementia experts by experience - Terry, Tina, Peter, Pam & Steve, Dementia Action Alliance
  • The Dementia Journey - what to expect - Professor Chris McWilliam, Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Nutrition and hydration in dementia - Peter Brooks, Nexus Training Solutions

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Defying Dementia Day

Defying Dementia Day

Contact Details

Name Laura Slater

Telephone number

+44 1524 592376