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Brainstorming Dementia

Please note this event takes place on the first floor and has no step-free access.
Past event - 2024
14 May Doors 7pm
Event 7:30pm-9:30pm.
The Goat Chelsea, 333 Fulham Road Chelsea,
London SW10 9QL
Are you open to an exploration of dementia? Discover how wearables bring comfort, prevention strategies offer hope, and palliative care brings peace. Please join us in navigating this thoughtful journey and learn more about dementia along the way! 

How to preserve Brain health?

Dominika Bedran (PhD Candidate at International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Sciences)
Explore the realm of brain health with Dominika as she shares essential insights in her talk. From understanding neurodegenerative diseases to shedding light on dementia, Dominika offers accessible knowledge for all ages. Discover everyday tips to nurture your brain health and enhance cognitive function. It's time to prioritize your brain's well-being—join us on this journey to optimal health today!
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Wearable technology in dementia and in the global ageing society.

Dr Ta-Wei Guu (PhD candidate, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience)
The number of people living with dementia continues to increase along with global ageing; and according to literature, 90% of them would develop ‘behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)’ in the course of their illness. BPSD are not only associated with poor quality of life and progression of dementia, but also linked to high caregiver burden. What do studies using wearable devices like watches equipped with sensors tell us about dementia? What does wearable technology have to offer for the measurement of dementia and BPSD? Would wearable devices have therapeutical potential in the global ageing society?
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You, me and dementia: Why dementia is everybody’s business!

Dr Annabel Farnood (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation)
Emel Yorganci (Research Associate, Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation)
Dementia is a neurodegenerative condition, currently with no cure. It is the leading cause of death in the UK, affecting over 900,000 people. Although dementia affects many families every day, most young people don’t know about terminal nature of dementia, its impact on the individual, health and social care systems, and society. In this talk we will discuss what high-quality evidence-based palliative and end-of-life care can offer to people with dementia and their families. We demystify dementia experiences and present our case for why dementia and dying with dementia should be everybody’s business.
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