Beth Britton - Campaigner, consultant, writer and blogger on ageing, health, social care and dementia

 

24th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Published: 23 October 2014

Delighted to have been involved in the 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference held in Glasgow.

I co-presented with one of my consultancy clients, Emma Killick of MacIntyre, on 21 October 2014 in Parallel Session P11: Dementia and intellectual disability. Emma and I presented on 'Meeting the challenge of dementia amongst an ageing learning disability population - a providers story', in a session that marks the first time learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities) have been on the programme of an Alzheimer Europe conference.

Find out more about the work I have been doing with MacIntyre on learning disabilities and dementia here: http://www.dementiaspecialinterestgroup.org/

On 22 October 2014 I presented my own abstract, 'End-of-life care: A very personal story' in Parallel Session P22: Palliative care. I was honoured to receive a standing ovation from the audience.

 
 
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