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Monday, November 11 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Dementia and Telecare – Making your mind up

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This session looks at the evidence base for using Telecare to support people with dementia to live at home.  The workshop will provide you with an understanding of the information you need to identify cost benefits of using Telecare with conventional care to manage risks, reduce delayed discharges, save hospital bed days and avoid or delay care home admissions.  You will have the opportunity to hear about the evaluation of a local service in Renfrewshire including the proof that using Telecare can generate real savings at the same time as improving the choices and quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.  This workshop is relevant to staff in health, social care and housing - from operational managers, commissioners, heads of service and directors to academics and consultants.

Speakers
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Nick Hex

Lead on Telecare & Telehealth, York Health Economics Consortium Limited
Nick Hex is Associate Director at York Health Economics Consortium.  He leads YHEC’s programme of work in the NHS and the public sector, providing economic evaluation and quantitative and qualitative analysis for local and national organisations.  These include the National Institute... Read More →
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Lorna Muir

Registered Manager, Care at Home Services in Renfrewshire
Lorna has been involved in social work services for almost 25 years and is presently the registered manager for Care at Home services in Renfrewshire.  Previously her role included the management of hospital based social services as well as Renfrewshire wide mental health and addiction... Read More →


Monday November 11, 2013 2:00pm - 3:15pm GMT
York Suite Hilton Birmingham Metropole