Forthcoming Events

National Conference & Graduation for Cohort 8 Dementia Champions and Cohort 2 Dementia Specialist Improvement Leads Wednesday 14 March 2018

Registration for this Event is now closed, for further details please contact the NES Conference Team on 0131 656 3215/3216/4378 or events@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Event Programme

9.30 - 10.00 - Registration, refreshments & Poster Viewing

Chair: Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, Alzheimer Scotland

10.00 - 10.15 - Welcome - Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, Alzheimer Scotland

10.15 - 10.30 - Keynote Address — Maureen Watt MSP, Minister for Mental Health, Scottish Government

10.30 - 11.30 - Graduation Ceremony - Cohort 8 Dementia Champions & Cohort 2 Dementia Specialist Improvement Leads

11.30 - 11.50 - Celebratory Close of the Graduation Ceremony with a performance from Hamilton's Musical Memories Choir

11.50 - 12.00 - Comfort Break

12.00 - 12.45
Session 1 - Listening and Learning from People with Dementia
Session 2 - Dementia Cafe Inspires Meaningful Activity
Session 3 - Opening Doors in Care Homes
Session 4 - NHS Lothian Rapid Response Team
Session 5 - Quality and Excellence in Specialist Dementia Care
Session 6 - End of Life Care in an Acute Mental Health Assessment Ward

12.45 - 13.30 - Lunch - Poster Viewing

13.30 - 14.15
Session 7 - Improving Patient & Carer Experience through the Triangle of Care 
Session 8 - Patients now PIC their Vascular Access and "Have you Asked for Help"
Session 9 - Using the Promoting Excellence Framework to Improve the Care Provided in Specialist Dementia Units
Session 10 - Positive and Individualised Culture of Care: What it looks like in one care home setting
Session 11 - Music in the Emergency Department

14.15 - 14.30 - Comfort Break

Chair: Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, Alzheimer Scotland

14.30 - 15.15 - The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It - Nicola Wood, NHS Forth Valley, Colin MacDonald, NHS Lothian, Susan Holland, NHS Ayrshire & Arran and Ruth Mantle, NHS Highland

15.15 - 15.30 - Closing Remarks, Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, Alzheimer Scotland