Changing the conversation about health

Summer School 2013: Lecture materials for attendees

students at summer schoolThese materials cover the ‘Challenging Dementia’ Summer School 2013 and are for download and use only by the participants.

Read the whole programme here

Friday 6th September – Lectures

Why is there no treatment for dementia yet? Dr Zsuzsanna Nagy MD MA Mphil, Senior Lecturer and the lead of the Neurodegeneration and Repair team, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham

Welcome from the College of Medicine, Professor George Lewith MA DM FRCP MRCGP, CoM Council Member, Professor of Health Research, University of Southampton

Early diagnosis of Dementia: what are the challenges/benefits? Professor George Tadros MB BCh PGDip MRCPsych MD, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, Professor of Mental Health and Ageing, Staffordshire University

Dementia – grand challenges, great solutions Professor Sube Banerjee MBBS MSc MBA MD FRCPsych, Professor of Dementia & Associate Dean, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

The Healthy Living Club: an un-gated dementia-centred community as a catalyst of wellbeing within the wider community Simona Florio, Co-ordinator, The Healthy Living Club Lambeth

Implementing Dementia Policy: A view from the Centre Jerry Bird, Project Manager, Implementation of the National Dementia Strategy Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships Directorate

Dementia awareness starts in schools Dr Karim Saad FRCPsych, Alzheimer’s Cooperative valuation in Europe (ALCOVE), Clinical Director, West Midlands Strategic Clinical Network Dementia & Neurological Conditions, NHS England Consultant Psychiatrist, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust. Co-presented with Ken Howard, Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador

Dementia research: progress and challenges Dr Simon Ridley PhD, Head of Research, Alzheimer’s Research


Saturday 7th September – Collaborative learning & working

Defining and Transforming care cultures for person centred outcomes Rosemary Hurtley, Managing Director, 360 Forward, Occupational Therapist, author and adviser in health and social care (Lecture Theatre 3)

Whose Shoes workshop – dynamic drawings of the process here.