National Memory Services Forum

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The National Memory Services Forum brings together professionals working within memory services for an opportunity to review the developments we’ve made in the past year and discuss popular topics in relation to dementia assessment, diagnosis and follow-up care.

Our 10th National Memory Services Forum will take place on 18th October 2019 at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB.

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

The 9th National Memory Services Forum was held at the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 2nd October 2018, chaired by Professor Martin Orrell, Director of the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and Chair of the MSNAP Accreditation Committee.

The theme of the forum was “Sustainability in Memory Services”, in line with the College sustainability principles.

Download the programme from the day.

Presentations from the day

Update from MSNAP
Sophie Hodge & Emily Lesnik, The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Sustainability in Mental Health Services
Dr Daniel Maughan,The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Atypical Dementias: Particular Needs For Support
Professor Nick Fox, UCL Dementia Research Centre

The Meeting Centre Support Programme UK: Evidence-Based, Local Support For People And Families Living With Dementia
Professor Dawn Brooker, University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies

London Neurology Project – Support from the Alzheimer’s Society
Nicola Zimmermann, Alzheimer’s Society

A Good Life With Dementia - Practical post-diagnostic peer learning and support
Damian Murphy, Innovations in Dementia CIC & Howard Gordon, Expert by Experience

Making Post Diagnostic Support Everyone’s Responsibility
Dr Sarah Butchard, & Jill Pendleton, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Jill Manthorpe, King's College London Social Care Workforce Research Unit

What Can Arts-Based Activities Bring to A Post-Diagnostic Support Group For People With Dementia And Their Relatives?
Dr Julia Boot, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Freshers Young Onset Cafes: Supporting People With Young Onset Neurological Conditions
Helen Sheldon, Freshers Cafés

Wednesday 11th October 2017

The 8th National Memory Services Forum was held in Birmingham on 11th October 2017, chaired by Professor Martin Orrell, Director of the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham and Chair of the MSNAP Accreditation Committee.

Download the programme from the day.

Presentations from the day

Update from MSNAP
Sophie Hodge & Vicky Cartwright, The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Learning Disability and Dementia
Sarah Ormston, Nicola Payne, & Rosie Joustra, MacIntyre

My Dementia Journey
Lorraine Brown, Expert by Experience

DEEP: Connecting Dementia Voices and Putting People with Dementia in Control
Rachael Litherland, Innovations in Dementia

Young Onset Dementia: Challenges in Care and Service Provision
Dr Janet Carter, North East London NHS Foundation Trust

Streaming Memory Services: Learning from the London Dementia Clinical Network
Dr Jeremy Isaacs, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Laura Cook, NHS England

Living with MCI – 2 Session Workshops for People Living with MCI and their Family
Reinhard Guss, Kent & Medway NHS Partnership Trust

Developing Interventions for People with MCI

Karen Wood, & Rhian Russell-Owen, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Communicating a Diagnosis of Dementia
Dr Sandeep Rao & Catherine Brady, Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Communication in Dementia Training for Family Carers
Dr Arun Jha & Katherine Grainge, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

National Update
Professor Alistair Burns, NHS England

The Greenwich Memory Service Black and Minority Ethnic Engagement Project
Azaad Magho, Jasmine Martinez & Dr Darshi Kumareswaran, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

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