Improving the experience of young onset dementia diagnosis webinars
In October 2022 we began a series of webinars focusing on improving the experience of diagnosis for younger people with dementia and their families. You can catch up with recordings of the webinars below and sign up for upcoming webinars here.
You can watch our previous series of ‘tea-themed’ webinars here.
Memory clinics and the NHS England Genomic Medicine Service
Our webinar in November 2023 was led by Dr Nick Bass, Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist. Nick described the North Thames Genomic Medicine Service Alliance transformation project to embed genomic investigation in mental health service provided memory clinics
Service improvement project to support the person with young onset dementia and their family
At our October 2023 webinar the Wokingham Memory Clinic and Oxford Centre for Genomic Medicine shared their multidisciplinary approach to ensure genetic testing can be considered for younger people with dementia and their families
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 February 2023 webinar 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 October 2022 webinar 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