Wales International Dementia Conference – Virtual Meeting

2nd – 3rd February 2021, 13:00-17:00

This conference entitled Advancing Dementia Care Cymru is a collaboration between Public Health Wales Improvement Cymru, The Royal College of Psychiatrists (Wales) Old Age Faculty and key partners from across Wales.

This is an opportunity to learn about the dementia research and innovative practice Wales and other nations are undertaking to advance dementia care. The conference brings together an international mix of presenters promoting dementia research and practice from across the world.

Holding this conference virtually is an ideal opportunity to hear key speakers and view presentations without travelling across continents – a perfect learning opportunity!

The conference themes will highlight the latest thinking, research, innovation and life stories currently having an impact or striving to have an impact on dementia care and practice. The Covid19 pandemic has presented real challenges to all countries but has also presented an opportunity for research and real-time innovation – we would like to capture an element of this learning within the three conference themes.

Conference Themes:

  • Dementia Care Research – the latest dementia research including research conducted during the Covid19 pandemic that can offer evidence, insight and learning.
  • Quality Improvement – developing initiatives to support: improvement in practice, systems, skills, technology, and approaches to care, including learning from Covid19
  • Living with Dementia – initiatives and learning that have a direct positive impact on the person and those that provide care striving to achieve the best outcomes for all, including learning from Covid19

The conference aim: To bring together people with dementia, their carers, practitioners, voluntary sector, policy makers, health and social care professionals, researchers, academics and innovators from across Wales and beyond to hear about the latest research and innovation that will have an impact on improving dementia care.

Call for speakers: The deadline for abstract submissions is January 8thth 2021 – please find the necessary abstract document to complete here.

Poster Presentations: They welcome poster submissions to showcase in the market place. There will also be an opportunity to present your work at the poster presenter’s sessions. Please submit your poster presentations by Jan 8thth 2021 in PDF to Sue Loizos Sue.Loizos@wales.nhs.uk

This will be an exciting 2 days of research, practice, and innovation – Please register for this FREE conference here and receive a welcome pack to enjoy whist you’re attending the conference.

Please Register in advance for this meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

You may also be interested in Alzheimer’s Society Wales Conference 2021 and their Dementia Friendly Diversity Awards 2021 (Wales)

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