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Mental Health Social Care

Mental Health Social Care 2019

Research findings informing practice and policy

An annual CPD certified event from Making Research Count and the Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King's College London on mental health social care.

Monday 7 October 2019 (1pm-4pm)



12.45pm Registration & tea/coffee 
1.00pm Welcome from the Chair
Jo Moriarty, Senior Research Fellow, HSCWRU, King’s College London 
1.05pm Cannabis based treatment for agitation in dementia - a discussion of ‘how’ & ‘why’ 
Chris Albertyn, Old Age Psychiatry Research Portfolio Lead, IOPPN, King’s College London 
1.30pm My story: Our future – findings from an oral histories project exploring the lives of people who use early intervention services for psychosis 
Rose Thompson, Senior Research Manager & Gary Coyle, Peer Researcher, McPin Foundation 
1.55pm Capacity, unwise decisions & best interests: exploring practitioner and public views on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 
Maddie Tait, ‘Think Ahead’ Social Work Masters Student & Newly Qualified Social Worker, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust  
2.20pm Tea/coffee 
2.40pm Does the timing of a move to a care home affect the mental health and well-being of people with dementia and their carers? 
Laura Cole, Senior Research Associate, HSCWRU, King’s College London 
3.05pm Why is almost all online training so bad? The importance of identifying what the workforce actually needs 
Robert Calder, Research Assistant, HSCWRU, King’s College London 
3.30pm Responding to the needs of older hostel residents with memory problems: messages from a national study 
Jill Manthorpe, Director, HSCWRU, King’s College London 
3.55pm Closing comments from the Chair 
4.00pm Close


This event is free to attend and open to all but places are limited. Book your place online via Eventbrite.

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Conference organiser: Jess Harris

Previous Mental Health Social Care conferences (under the auspices of the Social Care Workforce Research Unit and Making Research Count): 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014



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