Older Minds, New Ideas

A one-day conference for multidisciplinary staff working with older people with mental health problems 


Forgotten Issues

13th of October 2016

0930-0950   Registration

0950-1000   Dr Amrita Varanasi

Consultant Psychiatrist, Aneurin Bevan Health Board


1000-1045   Dr Max Harper

Retired Consultant Psychiatrist

"Remembrance of things past"

1045-1130   Simon O'Donovan/Dr Dragana Turic

Lead, Young Onset Service/Consultant Psychiatrist

Cardiff and Vale Health Board

"Young Onset Dementia Service"

1130-1200     Coffee Break

1200-1245    Kate Woolveridge

Musical Director of Forget Me Not Chorus

"The Forget Me Not Chorus"

1245-1330    Lunch Break

1330-1415    Professor Graeme Yorston

Consultant Adult and Old Age Psychiatrist, Honorary Consultant Forensic Neuropsychiatrist, Broadmoor Hospital

"Offending in Older Adults"

1415-1500    Dr Inder Singh

Clinical Director, Geriatrics, Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

"Impact of inpatient falls - How to never forget this issue ever again"

1500-1515    Coffee Break


1515-1600    Steve Bartley

Older People's Commissioner for Wales

"Domestic abuse of older people - A hidden problem"