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Our young onset dementia webinars
We are hosting a series of young onset dementia webinars which focus on improving the experience of diagnosis for younger people with (suspected) dementia and their families.
Our aim is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience amongst professionals to improve understanding of issues relating to the experience of young onset diagnosis, how those issues might be resolved and the resultant benefits.
You can sign up for our webinars via the link below.
You can catch up with our previous series of ‘tea-themed’ webinars here.
Different service models - Young Onset Dementia Nurse-Led Service, Northampton
Our webinar on Wednesday 21st June 2023 will focus on the nurse-led Younger People With Dementia Team based in Northampton which provides assessments, diagnosis, and support for individuals under the age of 65 who are living with dementiaFind out more
Different service models - Young Onset Dementia Service, Doncaster
Our webinar in May 2023 focused on the long-established Young Onset Dementia Service, in Doncaster and included an interview with Michael Booth who is living with young onset dementiaWatch here
Young onset dementia – improving the diagnosis process for people with atypical symptoms
Our webinar in March 2023 was led by Rare Dementia Support and focused on how we can improve the diagnosis process for people that present with atypical symptoms.Watch here
Young onset dementia – changing perceptions of diagnosis
Our webinar on 8th February 2023 was led by Dr Susan Mitchell, Head of Policy at Alzheimer’s Research UK. It focused on how the preferences of people living with dementia, a shifting political landscape and advances in research and drug discovery can help the dementia diagnosis pathway evolveWatch here
Young onset dementia and general practice – identifying symptoms before diagnosis
Our webinar on 16th November 2022 focused on the first symptoms of young onset dementia, how to increase their recognition and better identify people with young onset dementia at an earlier stageWatch here
Why numbers matter and change is possible
Our webinar on 19th October 2022 was led by Dr Janet Carter and Michael Jackson. They discussed the importance of using data to better communicate the need for improved services for younger people living with dementiaWatch here