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Improving Dementia Care in Hospital: Ensuring Adherence to the NICE Guideline

This Conference is now Closed

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This conference focuses on improving Dementia Care in Hospital, ensuring adherence to the 2018 NICE Guidelines and learning from the National Dementia Audit. Case studies and extended sessions will demonstrate best practice in delivering a dementia friendly hospital, and ensuring best practice and care for people with dementia.

 “At least 25% of hospital beds are occupied by people with dementia and on average people with dementia stay more than twice as long in hospital then other patients over 65 years old”

Alzheimer’s Society.

“Poor care in hospital can have devastating, life changing consequences for someone with dementia.”

Alzheimer’s Society.


Benefits of attending: this conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve dementia care in hospital
  • Understand the national context and developments including updates from the National Dementia Audit and the 2018 updated NICE guideline
  • Learn from the lived experience of carers
  • Develop your skills in leading the continuous improvement of dementia care in hospital
  • Ensure the appropriate assessment, management and support for people with dementia in hospital
  • Understand how you can ensure care is aligned with the preferences and needs of people living with dementia and those important to them
  • Identify key strategies for improving the effective assessment of delirium, ensuring appropriate nutrition and working with carers
  • Learn from best practice as identified by the CQC in the delivery of dementia friendly hospitals
  • Ensure best practice in the management of people with dementia at the end of life
  • Understand the role of Admiral Nursing
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain cpd accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

 
100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleague

Chair and Speakers Include:

Ian Donaghy

Author 'DearDementia' & 'The Missing Peace'

Laura Cook

Programme Lead
London Dementia Network

Dr Louise Hogh

Clinical Director Elderly Care
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact katiej@hc-uk.org.uk for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Also of Interest

Delirium Prevention, Assessment and Effective Management
Monday 3 Feb 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
Improving End of Life Care for People with Dementia
Friday 14 Feb 2020
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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