9.00AM-10.30AM Plenary session 4 – Room 1

A human rights approach/challenge

Why I demanded a human rights approach to dementia Kate Swaffer

Friendly fire: Dominant paradigms that erode human rights Al Power


10.30AM-11.00AM Morning Tea-TSB Arena

C1-Room 1

 Research in practice Convenor: Jean Gilmour

Challenges and solutions for conducting dementia related research: Thematic analysis of first hand experiences and recommendations Rosemary Gibson

Putting dementia research into practice Maree McCabe

Dementia research in New Zealand: Mind the gaps! Chris Perkins

C2-Room 2

The secure dementia unit Convenor: Di Stokes

Being normal in the dementia unit Chris Perkins

Design for dementia: A person-centred approach Michal Boyd and Deborah Balmer

Admission to secure dementia units – on whose authority? Iris Reuvecamp

C3- Room 3

Dementia Alliance International Workshop: Diagnosed with Dementia – What Next? Convenors: Kate Swaffer and Mick Carmody

C4-Room 4

 Dementia friendly communities Convenor: Al Power

Dementia-friendly communities – global context Glenn Rees

Meet the ‘friendlies’ in your neighbourhood: an age and dementia-friendly collaboration Phillipa Townsend

Achieving a dementia-friendly New Zealand Catherine Hall and Diane McIrvine


D1-Room 1

New research on brain changes and therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease Convenor: Jean Gilmour

Reversal of cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease with a multifaceted metabolic enhancement protocol (MEND) David Jenkins

Polysialic acid on the neural cell adhesion molecule (PSA-NCAM) – controlling brain cell migration and connectivity regulated by insulin and reduced in the entorhinal cortex of Alzheimer’s disease Maurice Curtis

D2-Room 2

End of life care Convenor: Lyneta Russell

“Te Kete Marie” – The Peaceful Basket part 2. Carer experiences of a collaborative initiative for supporting people with dementia in the Mary Potter Hospice setting Tanya Loveard

An innovative approach to end of life care in Japan: Preparing advance care directives through a group work Kazuyo Sooudi

Should capacity assessment be performed routinely prior to discussing advance care planning Gary Cheung

D3-Room 3

Dementia Alliance International Workshop: Diagnosed with Dementia – What Next? Convenors: Kate Swaffer and Mick Carmody

D4-Room 4

Together we are better (2): Drawing on our cultural roots Convenor: Mary Slater

Working with Māori Cheryl Collier

Whakawhanagatanga – the spirit of dementia care Esthe Davis, Sacha Mountfort, Noku Sibanda, Iryn Mendoza, Michelle Mills

1.00PM-2.00PM Lunch-TSB ARENA

Poster Presentation 12.20-12.50pm


E1-Room 1

Fresh approaches to dementia care Convenor: Wen Zeng

Should we welcome a future of robots, avatars and digital technology in the care of people with dementia? Graham Stokes

Tracer insights on the referral pathway and quality of care Wendy Rhodes

Dementia prevalence and assessment: LILACS NZ Ngaire Kerse and Kristina Zawaly

E2-Room 2

Workshop: Dementia prevention research network – A national endeavour Convenor: Lynette Tippett

E3-Room 3

Dementia Alliance International Workshop: Diagnosed with Dementia – What Next? Convenors: Kate Swaffer and Mick Carmody

E4-Room 4

Together we are better (3): Models of care Convenor: Lee-Fay Low

Improving care through a nurse-led clinic Lesley Maskery

Living well with dementia: A model of care Barbara Fox

The English experience of promoting dementia recognition and management in primary care Steve Iliffe

Caring for people living with dementia: the medical model is not enough Matthew Croucher

Strengths based social work for people living with dementia Claire Booth

3.30PM-4.00PM Afternoon Tea- TSB ARENA
4.00PM-5.00PM Plenary session 5-Room 1

A new approach

2016 World Alzheimers Report – Improving healthcare for people living with dementia
Adelina Comas

A better world for people affected by dementia: How do we measure up and what should be our next steps be?
Matthew Croucher

5.00PM-5.30PM Plenary session 6 –Room 1

 A human rights approach/challenge (2)

“Nowadays it’s all person-centred, yet is it really?” From Wrongs to Rights Graham Stokes