A one day event highlighting recent developments in psychological and psycho-social aspects of dementia and dementia care.

The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People in association with Alzheimer’s Society and The Royal College of Psychiatrists invites you to a CPD event on

What’s happening now?
Psychological and psychosocial aspects of dementia and dementia care.

British Psychological Society London Offices, 30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A4UE
(near Old Street/Moorgate Tube stations)
Wednesday 9 October 2013
10am - 4.30pm


NB: This event is free to attendees

10.00 Registration and refreshments

10.30 Introduction and WelcomeUpdate on the work of the care pathways documents on Pre diagnostic Counselling, Neuropsychological Assessment and Post Diagnostic Support. Reinhard Guss: Dementia Work stream Lead

10.45 Session 1: Subjective Memory Impairment: Dr Rob Stewart, Kings College London

11.15 Session 2: Service User: Using Psychological Support: Benefits and Hazards

11.45 Break

12.00 Session 3: The Lady and the Hat : Managing Challenging Behaviour in a multidisciplinary setting. Dr Noel Collins and Gillian Nienaber

12.30 Group discussion: Sharing further improvements in pre-diagnostic counselling.

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Session 4: Supporting those with young onset dementia and their families: Professor Jan Oyebode, Bradford Dementia Research Group

14.15 Session 5: New directions in research for the Alzheimer’s Society: Dr James Pickett

15.00 Break

15.15 Session 6: Post diagnostic support: a range of interventions: Daniel Collerton

15.45 Group Discussion: Sharing further improvements in post diagnostic support.

16.15 Summary and next steps: Reinhard Guss

16.30 Close

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