Dementia Training Centre


Best Practice in Dementia 2013

with

Clive Ballard, Professor of Age Related Diseases
Daniel Harwood, Consultant Psychiatrist
Robert Howard, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and Psychopathology
Mike Kopelman, Professor of Neuropsychiatry
Simon Lovestone, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry and Director of NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health
Mike O’Sullivan, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Stroke Medicine

ORTUS Maudsley Centre Map

Date: Friday 22 November 2013
Time: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Location: ORTUS Maudsley Learning Centre, 82-96 Grove Lane, Denamark Hill, London SE5 8SN

More than 820,000 people in the UK are living with dementia – a figure which is set to rise considerably over the coming years. The South London and Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK. The Mental Health of Older Adults and Dementia Clinical Academic Group (MHOAD CAG) within SLaM invite you to attend their Best Practice in Dementia 2013.

A unique one day conference for Old Age Psychiatrists, Geriatricians and General Practitioners, chaired by Dr Justin Sauer, Clinical Director of the MHOAD CAG and Consultant Psychiatrist Southwark and Lambeth Memory Service.

ORTUS Maudsley Learning Centre

Topics for Discussion

  • Agitation and aggression in dementia
  • Vascular risk factors and dementia
  • Psychosis in dementia
  • Safe prescribing of drugs for physical disorders in dementia
  • Memory disorders in the under 65s
  • Developments and future approaches to treating dementia
  • The programme for the day is attached

Places are limited, guests will not be charged but must register to attend by emailing melissa.ashe@slam.nhs.uk

Best Practice in Dementia 2013: Full Day Programme