Dementia Care Research Summit 2020

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Dementia Care Research Summit 2020

Wednesday 12 February 2020, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Alzheimer’s Society, the NIHR and the ESRC are bringing 80 leading care researchers, clinicians and policy makers together at the ‘Dementia Care Research Summit 2020’.
Care research goes beyond finding drug treatments to slow disease progression, addressing the daily challenges of living with dementia as the condition progresses and finds solutions to help people manage better. And yet, only 12 per cent of all dementia research funding in Europe addresses health and social care challenges (2016).
The first ‘Dementia Care Research summit’ will celebrate successes in dementia care research to date, review the landscape today and consider what the next steps are for the research and policy community.

Register here to join a live stream of the day as well as  online discussions.

Top line programme
The packed schedule for the day will include:

  • (9.10–10.15) Session 1: The latest progress and achievements in dementia care research
    [Chair – Professor Martin Rosser, NIHR National Director for Dementia research & University College London
  • (10.45-12.15) Session 2: New initiatives to enable dementia care research
    [Chair – Professor Dave Sharp, Imperial College London & UK Dementia Research Institute]
  • (13.15-14.00) Session 3: New perspectives in dementia care research
    [Chair – Professor Dame Louise Robinson, Newcastle University]
  • (14.00-14.45) Session 4: Building a national network for dementia care research
    [Chair – Professor Jill Manthorpe, King’s College London]
  • (15.00-15.45) Session 5: Sharing dementia care research data
    [Chair – Professor Clare Goodman, University of Hertfordshire]
  • (15.45-16.15) Session 6: Looking forward: Dementia care research 2020 – 2030
    [Chair – Professor Alistair Burns, Manchester University & National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People’s Mental Health at NHS England and NHS Improvement]


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