Holding on to quality matters in dementia care

In difficult times, mattering still counts

9th April 2013
University of Surrey, Guildford

This annual conference was organised by The Journal of Dementia Care in association with Dementia Care Matters and the School of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey.

In a period of recession holding on to quality of life and quality of service poses its own challenges. This conference focused on the practical ways many leaders in dementia care homes are attempting to bring together the core elements of emotional care, skills, quality of life and environment within the culture of a shared, relaxed community where individuals matter.

We are please to announce that you can now download a selection of speakers presentations from the recent conference.

Please click on the names below.

Stokes, Graham 1: Having answers matters in dementia care. A transformation in how we understand behaviour in dementia that is distressed and challenges others.
Director of Dementia Care, Bupa Care Services UK and Honorary Professor of Person-Centred Dementia Care, University of Bradford
Stokes, Graham 2: Living in a care home with dementia: developing our knowledge of how it feels, and what can help
Director of Dementia Care, Bupa Care Services UK and Honorary Professor of Person-Centred Dementia Care, University of Bradford
Sheard, David: Bringing together the feeling of mattering and how a dementia care home looks
Founder/CEO, Dementia Care Matters
Morgan, David: KATH
Registered Manager, Christadelphian Care Home
Lyon, Tony: Quality of life still matters in a time of austerity
General Manager, Threshfield Court, Barchester Healthcare

The Journal of Dementia Care would like to thank all of those involved in making this conference a resounding success. Also a personal thank you to all the speakers who have made their presentations available for public access.

PLEASE CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME FROM THIS PAST EVENT

 

 


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