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The 14th annual joint conference of the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce, Age UK London, Greater London Forum for Older People, and Making Research Count

This year's conference is taking place on Zoom only


2.00pm Joint welcome

Professor Jill Manthorpe, Director, HSCWRU, King’s College London; Dr Tony Burch, Trustee, Age UK London

2.05pm Improving the accessibility of touchscreen tablet computers for people living with dementia: How to do it and why it’s important

Phil Joddrell, Research Associate, University of Sheffield

2.40pm Carers’ views & expectations of residential respite for people living with dementia beyond the COVID-19 pandemic: is it worth it?

Kritika Samsi, Senior Research Fellow, HSCWRU, King’s College London; Katharine Orellana, Research Associate, HSCWRU, King’s College London

3.15pm The language of behaviour changes in dementia and why it matters

Emma Wolverson, Senior Lecturer Ageing and Dementia, University of Hull

3.50pm Final questions, comments & discussion

4.00pm Close


Please register for this Zoom-only conference on Eventbrite. You will be sent the joining link shortly before the event.

At this event

Jill Manthorpe

Professor Emerita of Social Work

Kritika Samsi

Senior Research Fellow

Katharine Orellana

Research Fellow

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