From October 2022 to June 2023 we ran a series of six webinars that focused on improving the experience of diagnosis for younger people with suspected dementia and their families.
Our aim was 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 catch up with recordings of the webinars below.
You can watch our previous series of ‘tea-themed’ webinars here.
Different service models - Young Onset Dementia Nurse-Led Service, Northampton
Our webinar in June 2023 focused 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 dementia
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 evolve
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 dementia