DCNH 2020

6 - 7 July 2022
NEC, Birmingham

RUNNING ALONGSIDE:

 Home Care ExpoEuropean Neuro ConventionCPD Member

On Demand: Best practice and latest developments in Dementia Care

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On Demand: Best practice and latest developments in Dementia Care

Below is the list of sessions for "Best practice and latest developments in Dementia Care". You'll be able to have access to all by completing the form below.

Dementia in a care home; hints for care workers

More than 70% of people living in care homes have dementia, and this presentation briefly explains ways of managing the top six challenges facing care staff, based on the best-selling books Dementia the One Stop Guide and Care Homes the One Stop Guide.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Professor June Andrews OBE FRCN FCGI FRSA RMN, Director and dementia consultant - Sedaca Ltd

Therapeutic approaches: enabling people with dementia to live life to the fullest

The presentation will provide insight into how health and social care providers can support people living with dementia to engage in meaningful living at all stages of their condition. It will include access to the free download of a reliable and valid, easy to complete assessment tool that will support care and treatment plans. The presentation will also provide some basic principles for enabling individuals at all levels of dementia.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Jackie Pool, Dementia Care Champion - Quality Compliance Systems

 

Demystifying AI in Social Care: the future of pain management

Join Peter Shergill & Kreshnik Hoti as they discuss the use of AI in social care. AI is often misunderstood as something which is overly complicated or confusing. Peter and Kreshnik will discuss what role AI has to play in social care and how it can be a powerful tool to empower care teams and improve care quality.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Kreshnik Hoti, Associate Professor & Peter Shergill, Director - PainChek

 

Dementia Interpreter and Dementia Dictionary Introduction

This session will give you an introduction to both the Dementia Interpreter course and the Dementia Dictionary. The Dementia Interpreter course is an interactive training session where delegates will learn what it is like to communicate with dementia, by experiencing the same barriers that people living with dementia may face. The Dementia Dictionary is an online platform that will allow people around the world to learn the language of dementia.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Glenn Knight, Managing Director - Training 2 CARE

 

Reminiscence and physical activity for eldery and the impact on quality of life

Through physical activity combined with reminiscence therapy. Dementia care patients can have improved quality of life during their residence in carahome facilities or at home. Numerous studies have shown that physical activity help against the development, on further development of dementia. As Activ84health it is our mission to increase quality of life for the elderly. Memoride specifically is designed to help elderly and dementia care patients through reminiscence therapy while physically active.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Ian Martens, Sales & Marketing Director - Memoride (Activ84health NV)

 

Using Technology To Support Dementia

Abilia UK develop assistive technology tools to aid independence for a variety of conditions including Dementia. We make time which can be invisible to some, visible. We will be looking at our ‘quarter hour’ principle and overviewing our Cognition and Environmental Control assistive technology aids that support people with Dementia. HandiCalendar is an app which can be used on a smartphone, tablet or smartwatch with remote access for support staff/family, MEMOplanner is a dedicated device with remote access and MEMO Dayboard, a magnetic whiteboard all use our ‘quarter hour’ time pillar. MEMO Timer, in 4 time versions, make time visible.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Mary Sievwright, Partner & Key Account Manager - Abilia UK Ltd

 

Using Touch Screen Technology to Aid Residents with Dementia

During the session I will be covering the different uses of touch screen technology in a care environment when looking after residents with dementia, from early stages to later stages. Including using technology for reminiscence, music therapy and distraction from challenging behaviour.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Stewart Bates, Marketing Director - Inspired inspirations

Adapting Care Home Activities Through Digital Art Classes

This session helps to shows Dementia Art’s Trust are helping support care home to adapt activities and provide digital support. It will include a brief explanation of the importance of visual art and validating research.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Suzie Beresford, Service Delivery Manager - Dementia Arts Trust

The Power of Music to Help Us Live Well

Learn about the benefits of using music to support wellbeing in varied care settings. Empower yourself and your staff to confidently deliver music interactions in a person-centred, joyous way. Embed Creative Care Planning into your dementia mapping and staff support systems. Improve your confidence and develop your cohesive best practice by joining Musical Walkabout and THRIVE in 2021.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Lisa Doherty, Director - Dementia Support Services & Nina Clark, Founder - Musical Walkabout CIC