Remembering Dementia: practical approaches
Friday 11 July, 9:00 AM 2014 to 4:30 PM 2014
University College London, London, , WC1N 1PF (View Map)

The RCSLT Dementia Campaign launches in May 2014!

Take that challenge!

ÑExpand your knowledge of practical approaches and different ideas about working with people with dementia in inpatient and community settings.


ÑBuild links and share experiences with other SLTs working in dementia.



 Dr Sunil Babu, Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age, Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation NHS Trust

Justine Vella, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, St George’s NHS Trust.

Charly Harris, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Penny Garner, Founder and Clinical Director, Contented Dementia Trust  www.contenteddementiatrust.org

Lorna O'Kane, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery


Learning objectives

1)      To increase understanding of diagnosis and medical management of people with dementia.

2)      To develop awareness of a number of practical approaches to supporting people with dementia at all stages of their condition.

3)      To maintain and improve awareness of the latest RCSLT position paper on dementia care and the evidence supporting the paper.

4)      To support networking between colleagues in similar fields and enable sharing of ideas (e.g. case discussions, research opportunities, therapy successes, referral routes, resources etc.) 

5)      To increase insight into the impact of SLT intervention with people with dementia. 

University College London, London, , WC1N 1PF (View Map)
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