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Delivering Person-Centred Dementia Care

Thursday 23 Apr 2020

Novotel Conference Centre, York

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This conference, chaired by Ian Donaghy, Carer and Author of Dear Dementia, will focus on practical steps to delivering person-centred care for people living with dementia. Case studies and extended sessions will demonstrate best practice in delivering a person-centred dementia care and ensuring best practice and care for people living with dementia.

“850,000 people are currently living with Dementia in the UK, by 2051 over 2 million people in the UK will have dementia.”

Department of Health 2019  

“Person-centred care helps to ensure people with dementia can take part in the things they enjoy. It can be an effective way of preventing and managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.”

The Alzeimers Society 2019

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve care and support for people living with dementia  
  • Reflect on the lived experience of a person living with dementia 
  • Explore what it means to be truly person centred in dementia care
  • Develop your skills in meaningfully engaging and involving people with dementia in their care
  • Developing a care plan based on person-centred care including advance care planning
  • 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 support and personalised care for people with dementia experiencing psychological distress & behaviours that challenge 
  • Learn from best practice in supporting people to maintain daily routines and take part in activities they enjoy 
  • Understand how to improve end of life care for people with dementia and their carers through the Empowering Better End of Life Dementia Care Programme 
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

Ian Donaghy

Author 'DearDementia' & 'The Missing Peace'

Kathryn Smith

Chief Operating Officer
Alzheimer’s Society

Prof Ian James

National Lead in Behaviours that Challenge in Dementia Care & Consultant Clinical
Northumberland Tyne and Wear 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  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

Ideally located, the hotel is within a mile of York Minster and York railway station.In a redbrick building on the banks of the River Foss, this contemporary hotel is a 9-minute walk from the York Castle Museum and 1.5 miles from the National Railway Museum.
By Rail
0.5 miles to City centre 0.7 miles to York Station York Station - 22 min walk York Poppleton Station - 16 min drive
By Road
Take the A64 and then the A19 into York city centre.
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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