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Dementia in black and minority ethnic communities: meeting the challenge

Age UK

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (GMT)

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Dementia in black and minority ethnic communities: meeting the challenge

This free one-day event, run jointly by the Race Equality Foundation and Age UK, will explore the role of the voluntary and community sector in delivering better support for black and minority ethnic older people who have dementia.

Date: 27th November 2013. Place: Birmingham. Time: 10.30am-3.30pm

This event is being organised as part of the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme supported by the Department of Health.

Enquiries to: Karen Roadnight, Events Team, Age UK. Email: karen.roadnight@ageuk.org.uk Tel: 020 303 31411.

Draft Programme

Time

Session

10:30-11:00am

Registration   and Refreshments

11:00am

Chair’s   Welcome

Chair: Beth Hill, Assistant Director   of Commissioning, Age UK

11:15am

Plenary   Session - Evidence

Jabeer Butt, Deputy Chief Executive, Race Equality   Foundation


  Akhlak Rauf, Director, Meri Yaadin Project (Bradford)

 

11.40am

Plenary   – Public Health England

Anne-Marie Hamilton, Deputy Director   of Strategic Programmes, Public Health   England

12   noon

Q   & A – Discussion

12:15pm

Refreshments   and networking

12:30pm

WORKSHOPS

1)    The   Voluntary and Community Sector: learning from innovative practice
 
Meri Yaadain   Project (Bradford)– Akhlak Rauf
  Irish in Britain - Charlotte Curran


  Chair: Farah Islam-Barrett, Policy and Practice Officer, Race Equality   Foundation
 
 

2)    BME communities and dementia: where   are we now? Evidence, prevalence, solutions,   and relationships with health professionals
 
David   Truswell – Central and North West London Foundation NHS Trust

 

Chair:   Lorna Easterbrook, Independent Consultant (Older People)
 
 

3)    Influencing   policy makers
 
Department of Health – Lorraine Jackson

Care Quality Commission (CQC) – Fiona   Goodall


  Department of Health: what is   government trying to achieve? How are they doing this? What are they doing   specifically around BME older people with dementia?
 
 

Care Quality Commission: the current work on inspections of   dementia services; and hearing the views of people who use services and their   carers
 
 
Chair: Tom Gentry, Age UK Health Policy Team

 

4)      Listening and responding to older   BME people with dementia, and their carers
 
  Alzheimer’s Society – Alli Anthony
  Care Quality Commission   (CQC) – Lucy Hamer

Community Service   Volunteers (CSV) Jemma Mindham

 

Chair : Alli Anthony, Alzheimers Society

1:15pm

Lunch   and networking

2:00pm

Repeat   workshops

See above

2:45pm

Panel   Discussion – Next Steps

Alzheimer’s Society – Alli Anthony
 
LeedsGate– Helen Jones

Age UK – Beth Hill

CSV - Jemma Mindham

Meri Yaadain Project –   Akhlak Rauf

 

Chair: Jabeer Butt, Deputy Chief Executive, Race   Equality Foundation

3:30pm

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Have questions about Dementia in black and minority ethnic communities: meeting the challenge? Contact Age UK

When & Where


The Studio Birmingham
7 Cannon Street
B2 Birmingham
United Kingdom

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (GMT)


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