Optimising the Use of Antipsychotic Medication and Non-pharmacological Treatment for People with Dementia
Thursday, 26 November 2015 to Thursday, 14 January 2016
Hosted by Erin Poyner
FREE WORKSHOP FOR GPs:
Why you should attend:
- The appropriate use of antipsychotics in people with dementia continues to be a national and clinical priority.
- To hear about, and discuss, the most recent research regarding the efficacy of anti-psychotic medication and the use of non-pharmacological treatments for behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia.
What you will learn:
- Information on the best research evidence and a wealth of experience of clinical management.
- Outcomes from the WHELD study, a multi-centre National Institute for Health Research Programme, focusing on improving well-being and health for people with dementia in care homes.
The RGCP Accredited workshops bring together local GPs, who are engaged in dementia care and working in care homes, to discuss anti-psychotic medication and non-pharmacological treatments, in an interactive and engaging meeting.
Dates and Venues:
Thursday 26th November – Belmont Room, Betty’s Tea Rooms, York
Wednesday 6th January – Reed Hall, University of Exeter, Exeter
Friday 8th January – Littlebury Hotel, Kings End, Bicester
Tuesday 12th January – Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
Thursday 14th January – Wolfson CARD, KCL, London
All workshops scheduled for 12.30 – 17.00.
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org