Feedback from the UKDC 2015

Rachel Thompson @raheli01
Absolutely love the creative arts in dementia space – some lovely ideas & resources #UKDC2015

Sian Jones @SianJonesUCLP
#UKDC2015 interesting presentations sharing initiatives around avoiding hospital admissions, promoting care in the community & partnerships.

Caroline Baker @carolineBaker11
Inspiring to be alongside so many people who are so passionate about getting it right for people living with dementia at #UKDC2015

Prettywigs Pattikin @PrettywigsP
“Most services are just social, they don’t help you back at home where you spend most of your time”. Powerful comments from carer #UKDC2015

Diverse Alzheimers @DiverseAlz
So glad to hear @tide_carers actively seeking to recruit BAME carers and not ‘hard’ or ‘difficult’ mentioned #positives #UKDC2015

Damianmurphy @elhijodevera
#UKDC2015 ‘prisons – not a good place to grow old’. Fascinating topic and some very specific issues and unnoticed difficulties.

Philly Hare @philly_hare
I love the brilliant #dementia diaries project, @pauljournalism and Lawrence now presenting #UKDC2015 @OnOurRadar

Lucy Jane Marsters @lucyjmarsters
Thank you @JDementiaCare for an exceptionally good #UKDC2015, real progress evident & sessions fully led by people living with #dementia, Thanks!

Gary Mitchell @GaryMitchellRN
Inspiring delivery @sallyknocker from @DCMatters at @JDementiaCare Conf #UKDC2015. “More Being With, Less Doing For”.

Community Integrated @ComIntCare
Such innovation on show at #UKDC2015. We’re leaving this conference with lots of new ideas and people we’ll be partnering with.

Nicky Taylor @_nickytaylor
Incredibly moving session on Namaste Care and Sensor e-textiles for people in later stages of dementia. Connection & playfulness #UKDC2015

George Rook @george_rook
#UKDC2015 Thanks to the organisers for a wonderfully inspiring and interesting three days.

Alive Activities @aliveactivities
Brian and Ray at #UKDC2015 on being diagnosed #dementia at 50. Peer support groups changed their lives, now they mentor others #inspired.

Danuta Lipinska – via email
It was the BEST Congress ever.

Lucy Marsters – via email
I came away feeling very positive, even though many challenges remain.  The involvement [of] people living with dementia did feel as though it had really shifted to more than involvement, with real leadership from them.

Share your feedback, experiences and pictures with us using the hashtag #UKDC2015 on facebook: @JournalOfDementiaCare and twitter: @jdementiacare

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