Salford Institute for Dementia International Conference 2015

Thursday 10th September 2015

HMT is proudly supporting the Salford Institute for Dementia International Conference 2015 to raise the profile and learning for dementia care in the UK. The two day conference will provide an insight into the progress made so far, and the policies implemented to achieve the government’s dementia challenge.

Why Attend the Conference?

The Salford Institute for Dementia International Conference 2015: Dementia and Human Rights will explore the best practice case studies on methods to enhance dementia diagnosis rates, as well as to support all ages with dementia, commission effective dementia services and create community based support and information services for people with a dementia diagnosis and their carers.

The conference will cover:

• The philosophy of human rights

• Alzheimer’s care and education across the continent

• European and UK human rights law and dementia

• Quality social care

• Ethics and the digital future

• The law and mental incapacity

• The view from the person with dementia

• Dementia and civil society

• Carer perspectives

• International perspectives

• End of life care

• Equity and diversity

• Human rights in care homes

• Early treatment

Delegates attending the conference, which will be run by the Salford Institute for Dementia, will include heads of dementia care, adult services managers, business development managers, head of commissioning, and health professionals from hospices, care homes, local government and across the voluntary and private sector.

You can register for the conference here:

HMT will also be in attendance and will have a stand and programme banners at the event, which will take place on 10th September 2015.

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