Raising awareness internationally

An international conference addressed by Baroness Joan Bakewell exploring global dimensions of dementia took place in Birmingham in October 2015 as part of the Dementia Festical of Ideas.

The conference ran at The Vox, Birmingham on November 3rd and 4th 2015 with participation across the board from those involved in supporting people with dementia and their carers, both in the UK and internationally.  It ran concurrently with the Care Show 2015, the largest health and social care exhibition in the UK.

The conference themes were:

  • Money
  • Design
  • Care at Home
  • Arts
  • Training and Education
  • Law and Ethics
  • Research
  • Care Homes
  • Innovation
  • Learning from Other Countries
  • Inspection and regulation
  • Families, Faith and Communities

Highlights of the conference can be seen here.

Highlights of the dementia awards can be seen here.