FREE Dementia United Young Onset and Rare Dementia Workshops (with lunch incl.)

19 March 2020 9:00am – 4:30pm
Chamber Space, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD, United Kingdom
Calendar 2020-03-19 09:00:00 2020-03-19 16:30:00 Europe/London FREE Dementia United Young Onset and Rare Dementia Workshops (with lunch incl.) For event information please visit: https://www.events.england.nhs.uk/85422 Chamber Space, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD, United Kingdom Contact
Tickets

All booking fees included.

Background

This event is in support of the Young Onset and Rare Dementia Project that is part of the Dementia United (DU) programme.  DU is the Greater Manchester Dementia Strategy that supports joined up working across the region.

A younger person is much more likely to have a rare form of dementia that can cause problems not only with memory but movement, vision, language and personality.  Their dementia is also more likely to be hereditary.  This can make diagnosis more challenging and when a diagnosis is made the person often has different needs and requires some different support to someone who is older.

Aims

  1. Morning Diagnostics Workshop
  • Training on assessment and diagnosis of young onset and rare dementia
  • Introduce Pennine Care Frontotemporal Dementia Film
  • To recruit voluntary Cerebral Function Unit Link Workers
  1. Afternoon Post Diagnostic Support Workshop
  • To recruit dementia advisers or equivalent to implement the Young Dementia UK tool to facilitate age appropriate conversations.

Target Audience

  1. Morning Diagnostics Workshop
  • Those involved in making dementia diagnoses or those in general older adults’ mental health e.g. Psychiatrists, GPs, Memory Clinic/Mental Health Nurses, Psychologists.
  1. Afternoon Post Diagnostic Support Workshop
  • Health, social care and voluntary sector staff providing support, advice and information to people with a (rare) dementia diagnosis under the age of 65.

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#GMYORD

Downloads

190320 Event Programme V1 Online

Questions about this event?

Name: Michelle Davies

Email: michelle.davies9@nhs.net

Telephone: 07710 152805

General FAQs

Where to find Chamber Space, Manchester