Older Minds, New Ideas

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

Older Minds New Ideas - NEW HORIZONS, 11th October 2018


09:30-09:50– Registration

09:50-10:00 - Introduction

Dr Lionel Peter

Consultant Psychiatrist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

10:00-10:45 - Alzheimer's disease - Moving from clinical syndrome to biological disorder

Professor Anthony Bayer

Director, Memory Team, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

10:45-11:30 -   Driving safety: Balancing the risks and benefits of driving in older adults

Dr Jimmy Jones

Professional Lead Older Adult Psychology, Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist,

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

11:30-12:00- Coffee Break

12:00-12:45 - Introduction to Shared Lives scheme

Rose Brown and Emma Jenkins

Shared Lives scheme manager, Coordinator for the Scheme's Health Initiative project,

Caerphilly County Borough Council

12:45-13:30 - Lunch Break

Afternoon session

Chairperson:Dr Raja Adnan Ahmed, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

13:30 - 14:15 - Advance Care Planning

Rebecca Spicer Thomas (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

Advance care planning facilitator, Rehab Intermediate and Community,

Cwm Taf University Health Board

14:15-15:00 - The REACT Research Project: An investigation of the active components of a dementia crisis home treatment service

Dr Sabari Muthukrishnan, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist and Dr Kate Hydon , Specialty Doctor in Forensic Psychiatry, Avon and Wiltshire Mental health Partnership NHS trust. 

Mandy King, Lecturer , Cardiff University. 

15:00 -15: 15 – Tea/Coffee Break

15:15-16:00 - Advances in Preventing Strokes and Vascular Dementia

Dr Hamsaraj Shetty

Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer,

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board