The FPoP Dementia Workstream has been working with experts in dementia care to produce a new Briefing Paper - Alternatives to antipsychotics: psychological approaches in managing psychological and behavioural distress in people with dementia
The paper was authored by:
Dr Donald Brechin
Past Chair, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People.
Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Gemma Murphy
Clinical Psychologist, MHSOP, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
Dr Ian Andrew James
Consultant Psychologist, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
University of Teesside
and presents a four-stepped approach to working with behaviour that challenges in the context of dementia.
FPoP: 26th Mar 2013 10:00:00
'Clinical Psychology in Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway' and 'A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia'
Friday 5th December sees the launch at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference in Glasgow of Clinical Psychology in Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway and A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia.
FPOP 2014 The (New) Art of the Possible June 25 - 26th
Please see the draft detailed programme for the Shrewsbury conference in the attached link. Numbers are slowly creeping up.
FPOP 2014 Conference - 6 weeks to go
Please register for the FPOP conference as soon as possible. Current low registrations may mean this event will need to be cancelled if numbers haven't substantially increased by 20th May.
Professor Esme Moniz Cook awarded NHS Champion Innovator of the year
Her work with people with dementia, their carers and staff working in memory clinics is renowned world wide. Much of her work has been done in collaboration with other FPOP members including Bob Woods, Ian Andrew James, Graham Stokes and other psychologists.
South Thames FPOP CPD event
The South Thames FPOP has organised a CPD event on Psychosis in Later Life.