Let's Talk... Dementia

Berkhamsted Civic Centre

Wednesday 1st May

7pm - 9.30pm


Tickets available on the door (cash only)

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Leading Dementia and Palliative Care specialists Dr Tammy Angel & Dr Sharon Chadwick (Medical Director at The Hospice of St Francis) will be sharing their expertise on all areas of Dementia.

DementiaFind out more about:

  • Identifying Dementia
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Post Diagnosis Management
  • Care Options
  • Coping Strategies
  • Referrals
  • Palliative Care


There will be a chance to meet the specialists and learn more about patient care and caring for the carers with exhibitors from local and national care providers. Tea & coffee available on arrival. Parking available in Tesco's car park opposite the Civic Centre.


£10 per person

Online booking has now closed but tickets can be purchased on the door (cash only)

The Hospice of St Francis offers a hand in the darkness to over 2,000 local people, helping them to live their precious lives well. We love what we do and we love your support too. Every penny is needed to do what we do.


Our Speakers...

Dr Tammy Angel
Clinical Director of Sutton Health and Care; and Elderly care services Epsom and St Helier's Trust. MBBS, FRCP, Msc Clin Gerontology

Tammy has been the Dementia Lead Clinician at two Acute trusts over the last 15 years and developed processes for screening assessment investigation and signposting of patients with cognitive impairment- as well as leading on local implementation of national Audit Dementia. At West Herts Hospital, Tammy set up the Bluebell ward for patients with cognitive impairment and behavioural distress: this ward won a national award for Compassionate Care in 2016.

 

Dr Sharon Chadwick
Medical Director and Deputy CEO at The Hospice of St Francis

Sharon is the Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Medical Director, and Deputy CEO at The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted. She is also the medical lead for End of Life Care at Watford Hospital and has led many changes with the team there to improve the way that people who die in Hospital are cared for. She has worked locally in Palliative Care for more than 15 years. She is passionate about her work which is primarily about maintaining quality of life for those with life limiting conditions and helping them to have choices about how and where they are cared for as their condition worsens. She is keen to demystify the work of palliative care, to encourage patients and carers to access support at an earlier stage and to challenge the myths around Hospice care. 

Event location:

Berkhamsted Civic Centre, 161-163 High Street, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3HD

 

First of many educational talks by renowned speakers in their field

In association with Talks Medical

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