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Older People's Health & Social Care

Older People's Health and Social Care 2020

Research findings informing practice & policy

Tuesday 10 March 2020

The 12th Annual Joint Conference from Age UK London, the Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit and Making Research Count at King’s College London

The Council Room, 2nd Floor, King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

Attendance is free, but booking is required.


10.30 Registration, tea & coffee

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

11.10  ‘Personalisation in Care Homes – what do we know?’ Stefanie Ettelt, Associate Professor in Health Policy & Lorraine Williams, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

11.40 ‘Nonverbal communication & quality of life for people with dementia’ Zunera Khan, PROTECT Trial Manager, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London                       

12.10 Compassionate Neighbours: reducing loneliness and social isolation for people reaching the end of life’ Dan Robotham, Deputy Research Director, McPin Foundation

12.40 Lunch (provided)            

1.30 ‘Older adults living with depression - is Erikson’s Lifestage model of use to practitioners providing mental health care to this group?’ Katie Arundel, Older Adults Mental Health Social Worker, Waltham Forest Council

2.00 ‘Better care for older people & better jobs for care staff - messages from a trailblazer blending health & care worker roles in the community’ Steph Butterworth, Director of Adults Services, Tameside MBC, Paula Bell, District Nurse Team Leader & Jo Finnerty, Workforce Lead Social Care, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership [unfortunately, train disruption meant that this presentation could not be given]

2.30 ‘Do mental health practitioners support older people using services to make advance decisions about ECT, and if not, why not? Rebecca Webster, Older Adults Mental Health Social Worker, Waltham Forest Council

3.00 Close

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