Recordings from our annual seminars can be found on the following pages
We have recordings from our London support group meetings below:
Sara Wilcox, CEO from Pathways Through Dementia, presented at this meeting. Topics which were covered during this meeting included: Paying for Care, the role of the Court of Protection – Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship, Welfare Benefits and relevant community care laws such as the Mental Capacity Act, and the Care Act
Dr Ione Woolacott, a neurologist at the Dementia Research Centre, discussed her research at a recent FTD carers’ meeting.
Bethany Coad is a PhD researcher at Cardiff University and she spoke to family members about their experiences of empathy changes in FTD and the impact these have had on them and their caregiving experience.
We held a Joint Carers’ Meeting where Dr Liz Sampson who is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London joined us to share her expert knowledge on palliative and end of life care in dementia.
We were pleased to welcome Dr Seb Crutch and Emilie Brotherhood, both from the Dementia Research Centre at UCL, to speak at this meeting, about their current research project which involves using virtual reality to capture and measure the subtle – and not so subtle – changes in behaviour displayed by people with FTD.
We welcomed Dr Eneida Mioshi: Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, who spoke about coping strategies for carers.
Dr Jonanthan Rohrer presented a talk entitled: “Current and future drug treatment in FTD”