Supporting people affected by dementia to live independently at home

Panel discussion with:

  • Michael Andrews, Person living with dementia and member of the University of Bradford Experts by Experience group
  • Vicki Connell, Occupational therapist, Bradford City and North Community Mental Health Team for Older People
  • Prof Richard Fortinsky, International advisor for the Doctoral Training Centre in Dementia Care, University of Bradford
  • Prof Murna Downs, Co-investigator on project promoting independence at home, University of Bradford

The event will be co-chaired by

  • Clare Mason, University of Bradford Experts by Experience lead
  • Prof Gail Mountain, Director of the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies,¬†University of Bradford

The panel will address the following questions:

  • What ‘works’ from the perspective of people affected by dementia?
  • What research is going on in this field?
  • What do professionals do to help?

Delegates from any background are welcome to come and join the discussion. There will be an opportunity for networking, tea and coffee at 4.30.