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Detailed programme and abstracts

2017 Berlin

Monday, 2 October

18.00-18.30 (Estrel Hall): Opening ceremony

Welcome and introductory comments by

  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Sabine Jansen, Exectuive Director, Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft
  • Bernd Heise, Advisory Board „Living with dementia“, Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft
  • Matthias von Schwanenflügel, Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
  • Regina Kraushaar, Ministry of Health

18.30-19.00 (Estrel Hall): Keynote lecture (to see the abstract click here)

K1. Alexander Kurz (Germany): Time is on our side

19.00-20.30 (Estrel Foyer): Welcome reception

Tuesday, 3 October

8.30-10.00: Plenary session (Estrel Hall): PL1 Living with dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Helen Rochford-Brennan (Ireland)

  • PL1.1. Chris Roberts and Jayne Goodrick (United Kingdom): The impact of dementia on the whole family
  • PL1.2. Elmar Gräßel (Germany): Home care in dementia – relief for caregivers and support for care-receivers
  • PL1.3. Imogen Blood (United Kingdom): The European Joint Action on Dementia and its focus on dementia-friendly communities and initiatives
  • PL1.4. Thomas Klie (Germany): Ethical and legal considerations in the care of people with dementia at home

10.00-10.30 (Estrel Foyer): Coffee break and poster presentation PO1 (click here for the abstracts) & PO3 (click here for the abstracts)

  • PO1.3. Stephanie Petty (United Kingdom): Emotional distress experienced with dementia: a systematic review incorporating corpus-based analysis and meta-ethnography            
  • PO1.4. Sophie Gaber (Sweden): Participation and risk in public spaces and everyday technology use among people with and without mild-stage dementia in Sweden    
  • PO1.5. Sirry Sif Sigurlaugardottir (Iceland): Living with dementia in Iceland         
  • PO1.6. Dympna Casey (Ireland): Acceptability of therapeutic lying: the views of people with dementia and informal/unpaid carers    
  • PO1.7. Sandrine Labruyere (France): Meeting without Boundaries       
  • PO1.8. Annemiek Bielderman (Netherlands): Experiences with useful activities in people with young-onset dementia
  • PO1.9. Kirsti Kuusterä (Finland): The activists behind disease – the Finnish model of participation
  • PO1.10. Ann-Christin Kärman (Sweden): Step by step towards a dementia friendly society- Information and education for retailers, police officers and security guards   
  • PO1.12. Charlotte Stoner (United Kingdom): An asset based approach to outcome measurement: two new positive psychology outcome measures for people with dementia       
  • PO1.13. Catherine Quinn (United Kingdom): Representations and adjustment in dementia 
  • PO1.14. Minna Hietakangas (Finland): Many faces of the memory diseases        
  • PO1.15. Agneta Kullberg (Sweden): Making Norrköping municipality dementia-friendly: outline of a study protocol
  • PO1.16. Therese Bielsten (Sweden): Development of content for a couple-management guide aimed at couples living with dementia
  • PO1.17. Eriksen Siren (Norway): Living a meaningful life in relational changes: A systematic meta-synthesis of qualitative studies on persons with dementia        
  • PO1.18. Marie-Odile Dessana (France): Decline of the political acknowledgment of Alzheimer’s disease in France            
  • PO1.19. Clelia D’Anastasio (Italy): Tangotherapy, a novel approach to supporting and caring for persons with dementia   
  • PO1.19a Clelia D’Anastasio (Italy): Pilot project on the use of a music education program to foster intergenerational understanding and reduce stigma on dementia
  • PO1.20. Janne Papma (Netherlands): Towards knowledge dissemination and utilization of scientific results within the National Dutch Dementia program; Memorabel             
  • PO1.21. Lucie Marks-Neumann (Israel): Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) at the early stage in Holocaust survivors – clinical experience from an Israeli geriatric psychiatry clinic
  • PO1.22. Simone Willig (Germany): Communication with mutual respect: A rewarding life DESPITE DEMENTIA - a report covering a collective destigmatization campaign by German people with and without dementia            
  • PO1.23. Giuliana De Rosa (Italy): “Back to a future”             
  • PO1.24. Kathryn Smith (United Kingdom): Dementia in rural wales: the lived experience    
  • PO1.25. Patricia Ampudia (Spain): Attentional response related to the reminiscence through the music in people affected by Alzheimer`s disease and other dementias
  • PO1.26. Saskia Lück (Germany): Living as normal a life as possible includes having a holiday, supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers     
  • PO1.27. Klea Barlou (Greece): A prevention program for older healthy adults at risk of cognitive decline
  • PO1.28. Wilhemina Hoffman (Sweden): My handbook – when I have received a dementia diagnosis 
  • PO1.29. Annemarie Stiekema (Netherlands): Joining forces to improve psychosocial care for people with cognitive deficits across diagnoses: social health as a common framework  
  • PO1.30. Kate Sartain (United Kingdom): Being involved in research – an example from a UK study
  • PO1.31. Lilli Mittner (Norway): The role of the artist in arts-based dementia care 
  • PO1.32. Cate Bailey (United Kingdom): Identifying patterns of communication in patients attending memory clinics: a systematic review of observations and signs with potential diagnostic utility          
  • PO1.34. Maria Moglan (Romania): Affiliate stigma and caregiving consequences for the family members of patients suffering from a mental illness similarities and differences in the cases of dementia and schizophrenia
  • PO1.35. Kristina Woock (Germany): AniTa – Relatives (of people with dementia) in exchange           
  • PO1.36. Alessandro Bosco (United Kingdom):  Person-centred care in dementia: Systematic review and development of an integrated model               
  • PO1.38. Susanne Frewer-Graumann (Germany): Relatives of people with dementia – caregivers as key figure in domestic support arrangements        
  • PO1.39. Karin Westerlund (Sweden): Persons with downs syndrome and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in the Swedish care-context, a caregiving perspective when testing persons with ds for ad
  • PO1.40. Nathan Davies (United Kingdom): Developing an online support tool for family carers of people with dementia at the end-of-life               
  • PO1.41. Lene Lunde (Norway): Carer support – usability and usefulness of an integrated ICT platform supporting informal caregivers of people with dementia        
  • PO1.42. Trine Holt Clemmensen (Denmark): The family’s experience and perception of phases and roles in the progression of dementia: an explorative, interview-based study        
  • PO1.43. Michael Bauer (Australia): How a “Carer Controlled Health Record” for a person living with dementia can help hospital health professionals individualise care and support family caregivers             
  • PO1.44. Marianne Tsatali (Greece): The role of gender as a determinant factor of shame levels and other psychological parameters in caregivers of patients with dementia     
  • PO1.45. Catarina Alvarez (Portugal): The memory café experience in Portugal: reasons for attending and impact on caregivers’ lives
  • PO1.46. Eva Ntsanasi (Greece): Psychosocial interventions designed for dementia caregivers           
  • PO1.48. Dichter Martin (Germany): Social support for informal caregivers via telephone: feasibility and effectiveness of the TALKING TIME randomized controlled trial        
  • PO1.49. René Jochen Thyrian (Germany): Supporting informal dementia caregivers: testing the efficacy of dementia care management on multifaceted caregivers’ burden
  • PO1.50. Nan Greenwood (United Kingdom): Carers’ experiences of dementia cafés: a place to feel supported and be yourself
  • PO1.51. Sara Bartels (Netherlands): The necessity for sustainable intervention effects in dementia care: results of an mhealth intervention based on the experience sampling method           
  • PO1.52. Patrizia Bruno (Italy): A journey into dementia: the cinema as a sharing tool          
  • PO1.53. Stefanija Lucik Zlobec (Slovenia): From family carers to national dementia strategy in action
  • PO1.54. Gerlise Matz (United Kingdom): From visitor to care partner: “family presence” practices in a long-term residential care home from the lived experience of a family carer
  • PO1.55. Stephen Cutler (USA): She has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease but won’t accept the diagnosis: what then?
  • PO1.56. Nele Mindermann (Germany): Caregiving/supporting students of persons with and without dementia
  • PO1.57. Martina Sinta Kristanti (Indonesia): The lived experience of family caregivers of dementia people with those of patients with cancer in Indonesia: a comparison study
  • PO1.58. Gerlise Matz (United Kingdom): Working toward dementia-friendly hospital wards: three lived experiences from a family carer on a vascular surgery ward
  • PO1.59. Noreena Liu (United Kingdom): Game for change applications in dementia care
  • PO1.60. Angel Pinto-Bruno (Netherlands): An online support programme for informal caregivers of people with dementia: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
  • PO1.61. Jeanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Me and my Nan against the world
  • PO1.62. Louise Hopper (Ireland): Family carers of people living with dementia in Ireland: a one-year longitudinal study of physical and psychological wellbeing
  • PO1.63. Rosalie van Knippernberg (Netherlands): Effectiveness of the experience sampling method intervention ‘partner in sight’ for spousal caregivers of people with dementia: results of a randomized controlled trial
  • PO1.64. Naoko Kishita (United Kingdom): A systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of dementia carer interventions: the equality of care opportunities across dementia subtypes and countries
  • PO1.65. Harleen Rai (United Kingdom): Adapting individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for delivery by a web-application
  • PO1.66. Sarah Weschke (Germany): Implementation and evaluation of a training program for informal caregivers of persons with dementia
  • PO1.68. Laura Santon (Italy): Dementia service network: PDTA, a document in defense of person with cognitive decline and their family. An experience from North East Italy (Trieste)
  • PO1.69. Gianluca Darvo (Italy): Semipublic spaces into dementia facilities
  • PO1.70. Ingrid Fioretos (Sweden): Secure and equal? Challenges in interpreter-mediated cognitive assessments
  • PO1.71. Jean-Marie Desbordes (Luxembourg): Dementia raises many questions. Please ask, don’t wait!
  • PO1.72. Jacki Stansfeld (United Kingdom): Systematic review of sense of competence in family caregivers of people living with dementia: methodological issues and determinants
  • PO1.73. Vasiliki Exarchakou (Greece): Person-centered approach in counselling dementia caregivers
  • PO1.74. Amy Little (United Kingdom): Women & dementia: a global challenge
  • PO1.75. Matthew Janicki (USA): International dementia planning, policy, and research initiatives related to people with intellectual disability:  International Summit on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia
  • PO1.76. Seth Keller (United Kingdom): Specialized clinical practice challenges in dementia assessment among adults with intellectual disability: International Summit on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia
  • PO1.77. Paraskevi Zafeiridi (United Kingdom): Exploring the effect of early-stage dementia on spousal relationship for people with dementia and caregivers
  • PO1.78. Shelly Kaplan-Revah (Israel): Problem-Solving Technique (PST) group for caregivers of people with dementia in Israel
  • PO1.79. Mor Fixamn (Israel): Innovative psycho-dynamic group therapy for caregivers of people with dementia
  • PO1.80. Karen Watchman (United Kingdom): Non-drug interventions with people who have intellectual disability and dementia - International Summit on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia
  • PO1.81 Claudia Gärtner (Germany): Post diagnostic supports for people with dementia and intellectual disability in Germany: International Summit on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia
  • PO1.82 Michael Splaine (USA): International implementation challenges of the Summit recommendations: International Summit on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia.
  • PO1.83. Anthea Innes (United Kingdom): Involving people with dementia in heritage sites: The Dementia Sensory Palaces project
  • PO1.84. Nicola Cooper (United Kingdom): Community minded technology that’s helping people to look out for their neighbours – Purple Alert
  • PO1.85. Isabelle Donnio (France): The first dementia friendly community in France with Bistrot Mémoire
  • PO1.86. Ann-Charlotte Nedlund (Sweden): Citizenship awareness: the importance of recognition, respect and redistribution for citizens living with dementia
  • PO1.87. Albert Luk Wai Ming (China): Association of light exposure intensity with the quality of sleep and behavioral symptoms in Chinese persons with Alzheimer's disease
  • PO1.88. Zoe Campbell (United Kingdom): Our Dementia, Our Voice: Working together to effect change
  • PO1.89. Zoe Campbell (United Kingdom): Side by Side
  • PO1.90. Philippa Tree (United Kingdom): Creating a dementia-friendly generation
  • PO1.91. Christine Schön (Germany): Heart sound - how sound and radio can help to improve the relationship between people with dementia and their carers
  • PO3.1. Jane Wilcock (United Kingdom): Assessment of dementia risk, timely diagnosis and post diagnostic support: a qualitative study of the attitudes and experiences of UK based primary care health professionals
  • PO3.2. Mark Schweda (Germany): Cross-cultural examinations of moral and social attitudes towards prodromal dementia diagnosis: How can it be done?
  • PO3.3. Shadi Mahdiani (Finland): Detection of cognitive disorders using web-based cognitive test battery - validation against traditional methods
  • PO3.4. Shadi Mahdiani (Finland): Detection of cognitive disorders using web-based cognitive games - validation against traditional methods
  • PO3.5. Claire Royston (USA): Reasoning, reviewing and reducing antipsychotics in care homes using technology
  • PO3.6. Debjani Gangopadhyay (United Kingdom): An interventional study to promote appropriate use of psychotropic drugs in care homes in people with dementia
  • PO3.7. Tushna Vandrevala (United Kingdom): Authoritative or empathetic parental figure: what are the roles that care home staff adopt while responding to challenging behaviours in dementia?
  • PO3.8. Daniela Hole (Germany): Evaluation of a dementia-specific case conference concept entitled WELCOME-IdA in German nursing homes
  • PO3.9. Alexandra König (France): MOTivation Apathy aPplication (MOTAP)- application for assessment and prevention of motivational disorders in dementia patients
  • PO3.10. Birgit Dietz (Germany): The influence of noise on people with cognitive impairments
  • PO3.11. Daniela Hole (Germany): Implementation of structured approaches to challenging behavior into nursing homes
  • PO3.12. Sarah O’Brien (United Kingdom): Should I stay or should I go? How healthcare professionals’ close encounters with people with dementia in the acute hospital setting
  • PO3.13. Lia Fernandes (Portugal): Cognitive decline increases patient´s vulnerability to delirium
  • PO3.14. Matthey Gidd (Ireland): Improving wayfinding in the hospital environment
  • PO3.15. Maureen Taggart (United Kingdom): Blueprint for an advanced dementia specialist unit
  • PO3.16. Lisa De Kramer (Netherlands): The communication between patients with dementia, caregivers and nurses in a hospital
  • PO3.17. Geetha Ramaswamy (USA): Intepirdine on top of stable donepezil therapy in mild-moderate alzheimer’s disease: efficacy on subdomains and factors of activities of daily living in a phase 2b study
  • PO3.18. Franziska Nickel (Germany): Economic evidence on non-pharmacological interventions for persons with dementia: a systematic review
  • PO3.19. Geetha Ramaswamy (USA): An assessment of dependence in dementia using an algorithm to convert adcs-adl scores to dependence levels: analysis of a phase 2b double blind placebo controlled trial of Intepirdine (rvt-101) in mild-moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • PO3.20. Ali Tafazzoli (USA): Optimizing clinical outcomes versus amount of disease modifying treatment (DMT) delivered in patients with significant memory concern (SMC)
  • PO3.21. Emily Cousins (United Kingdom): Making meaning, creating connection: principles to define and describe the delivery of arts interventions as a treatment for people with dementia
  • PO3.22. Jurgita Knasiene (Lithuania): Association between carotid artery stenosis and cognitive impairment in memory clinic patients
  • PO3.23. Benjamin Hwang Aljoscha (Switzerland): Clinical and cost effectiveness of targeted cognitive testing for early identification and intervention in neurocognitive disorders: A randomized controlled trial in secondary care
  • PO3.24. Marit Mjørud (Norway): Trajectories in real life and risk factors of dementia (TRAIL-DEM) Protocol for the nursing home study
  • PO3.25. Martina Vanova (Spain): Validation of Affect-GRADIOR: ICT based emotion recognition test for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and amnestic MCI
  • PO3.25a Martina Vanova (Spain): Monitoring devices, internet and virtual reality based instruments for dementia and cognitive impairment screening. Systematic literature review
  • PO3.26. Maria Eriksson (Finland): Developing early detection of dementia with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • PO3.27. Alicia Diaz (United Kingdom): Factors that influence the perioperative care of people with dementia
  • PO3.28. Martina Vanova (Spain): The effectiveness of GRADIOR a cognitive rehabilitation programme in people with mild dementia. A randomised controlled trial    
  • PO3.29. Floriana Mangiaracina (Netherlands): FindMyApps; (Cost-)effectiveness and user satisfaction of a person-centred intervention to help people with mild dementia find and use suitable apps that support their self management and social participation
  • PO3.30. Corrina Helmer (Canada): Involving patients to develop person-centred dementia care in acute wards
  • PO3.32. Simona Krakovska (Slovakia): Memory complaints in older age: from theory to assessment
  • PO3.33. Petra Brandoburova (Slovakia): Slovak version of EMQ and MMQ: preliminary findings
  • PO3.34. Frances Duffy (United Kingdom): CLEAR dementia care: understanding behavioural and psychological symptoms
  • PO3.35. Clare Abley (United Kingdom): General hospital experiences of older people with cognitive impairment
  • PO3.36. Rowan Harwood (United Kingdom): Developing a dementia communication skills training course

10.30-12.00 (Estrel Hall): Plenary session: PL2 Dementia care in the 21st century (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Heike von Lützau-Hohlbein (Germany)

  • PL2.1. Anders Wimo (Sweden): The cost of dementia care
  • PL2.2. Knut Engedal (Norway): Care guidelines and national dementia strategies
  • PL2.3. Bob Woods (United Kingdom): The experience of carers of a diagnosis of dementia: results of a five-country survey
  • PL2.4. Lieve Van den Block (Belgium): The PACE project and its implications for palliative care for people with dementia

12.00-14.00 (Atrium) Lunch break

12.45-13.45 (Room II): Special Symposium: SS1 Living well with dementia “We are still here and I am still…” (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Helen Rochford-Brennan

  • SS1.1 Helga Rohra (Germany): Employment: I am still able to work
  • SS1.2. Amela Hajrič (Bosnia and Herzegovina): Stigma: I am still experiencing stigma
  • SS1.3. Idalina Aguiar (Portugal): Social media: I am still active on social media
  • SS1.4. Carol Hargreaves (Scotland, UK): Humour: I am still a person with a sense of humour

This special symposium is organised by the European Working Group of People with Dementia.

12.45-13.45 (Room III): Special Symposium: SS2 Carers’ experiences of the diagnosis of dementia: is there a gender issue?(click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Jean Mossman (United Kingdom)

With the participation of:

  • Sofia Petersson (Switzerland)
  • Annemarie Schumacher (Switzerland)
  • Robert Woods (United Kingdom)
  • Christin Bexelius (Switzerland)

This special symposium is organised by Roche.

14.00-15.30 (Estrelsaal A): Parallel session on living with dementia: P1 People with dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Hilary Doxford (United Kingdom)

  • P1.1. Aleksandra Kudlicka (United Kingdom): Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation in early-stage dementia: the GREAT trial
  • P1.2. Anne Marie Mork Rokstad (Norway): ‘Being apart improves being together’: day care to support families living with dementia – a comparative study in Norway and Scotland
  • P1.3. Niamh Hennelly (Ireland): From personhood to policy in dementia, lessons from Ireland
  • P1.4. Julie Christie (Scotland, UK): The resilience reserve: explaining resilience in the context of dementia
  • P1.5. Sarah Noone (Scotland, UK): Sowing the seeds: Co-creating a framework for the delivery of meaningful community gardening initiatives involving people with dementia
  • P1.6. Patricia Carney (Ireland): Philanthropy and the person with dementia: influencing dementia policy in ireland

14.00-15.30 (Estrelsaal B): Parallel session on dementia care: P2 Post-diagnostic support (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Jim Pearson (Scotland, UK)

  • P2.1. Mona Michelet (Norway): Development of best practice recommendations to enhance access to formal community care services
  • P2.2. Linda Örulv (Sweden): Self-help groups for people with dementia: peers managing group processes together
  • P2.3. Gry Caroline Aarnes (Norway): Dementia care - Improving post diagnostic support
  • P2.4. Elizabeth Gill and Kim Grosvenor (United Kingdom): ‘The Dementia Golden Ticket’- an emerging new model of care
  • P2.5. Zoe Campbell (United Kingdom): Dementia advisors, leading the way in self-directed support and supporting independence
  • P2.6. Wendy Chambers, Alison McKean (United Kingdom): When opportunity knocks: developing and delivering evidence based post diagnostic interventions in dementia: the national occupational therapy experience in Scotland

14.00-15.30 (Estrelsaal C5/6): Parallel session on medical aspects: P3 Diagnosis (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Steen Hasselbalch (Denmark)

  • P3.1. Mark Schweda (Germany): Predictive testing for Alzheimer’s dementia: a German expert survey on disclosure practices and moral attitudes
  • P3.2. Pierre Krolak-Salmon (France): A graduated detection and diagnosis strategy proposed by the European Joint Action “Act on Dementia”
  • P3.3. Grazia Dell’Agnello (Italy): Assessing the educational needs of general practitioners around Alzheimer’s disease across Europe and Canada
  • P3.4. Juha Pärkkä (Finland): Gait as predictor of dementia risk
  • P3.5. Marie Bruun (Denmark): Computer assisted differential diagnosis of dementia disorders: The PredictND validation study
  • P3.6. Hanneke Rhodius-Meester (Netherlands): AD related determinants, not co-morbidity, are associated with mortality in young AD patients

14.00-15.30 (Estrelsaal C1/2): Parallel session on legal and ethical issues: P4 Ethical issues linked to dementia research (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Stefanie Becker (Switzerland)

  • P4.1. Eline Bunnik (Netherland): On the personal utility of Alzheimer’s disease-related biomarker testing in research
  • P4.2. Bernadette Rock (Ireland): A human rights based approach to dementia research
  • P4.3. Scott Gissendanner (Germany): Dilemmas of predictive dementia diagnostics: German stakeholder conference for improving ethics competence in the healthcare professions
  • P4.4. Susan Manoff (USA): Obtaining input on clinical trials from persons with progressive memory loss and their concerned loved ones:  results of a pilot study
  • P4.5. Elisabeth Reitinger (Austria): Mobility of people with dementia in public space – ethical aspects of participatory research
  • P4.6. Léa Chaize (France): A national consultation about social research and innovation on dementia

14.00-15.30 (Paris): Parallel session by INTERDEM: P5 Advance care planning and end-of-life care (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands) and Lieve van den Block (Belgium)

  • P5.1. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands): Introduction social health and advanced care planning by
  • P5.2. Lieve van Den Block (Belgium): Integration of advance care planning in nursing homes needs a whole system approach
  • P5.3. Yvonne Engels (Netherlands): Advanced care planning in general practice
  • P5.4. Rabih Chattat (Italy): Care plans in nursing homes
  • P5.5. Jane Wilcock (United Kingdom): Advanced care planning and case management for people with dementia

This parallel session is organised by INTERDEM

14.00-15.30 (Room II): Parallel session: P6 The Actifcare study (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Frans Verhey (Netherlands)

  • P6.1. Maria Marques (Portugal): Relationship quality perception of spouses and adult child carers of people with dementia
  • P6.2. Astrid Stephan (Germany): Access to formal care for people with dementia: Findings of interview studies in eight European countries
  • P6.3. Liselot Kerpershoek (Netherlands): Cohort study on factors associated with the (non)-utilisation of formal care services in Europe: Findings of the European Actifcare study
  • P6.4. Niels Janssen (Netherlands): Health economics of access to and use of formal care in 8 European countries
  • P6.5. Janne Røsvik (Norway): Best practice recommendations to enhance access to formal community care services
  • P6.6. Louise Hopper (Ireland): Experiences and Lessons Learned during the Dissemination and Communication of Actifcare Project Findings

This parallel session is organised by the Actifcare consortium.

14.00-15.30 (Room III): Parallel session: P7 Seltene Demenzformen (click here for the abstracts)

Vorsitz: Swen Staack (Deutschland)

  • P7.1. Alexander Kurz (Deutschland): Seltene Ursachen der Demenz
  • P7.2. Ursula Becker (Deutschland): Videoanalyse: Menschen mit Frontotemporaler Demenz besser verstehen, Angehörige unterstützen
  • P7.3. Sabine Jansen (Deutschland): Demenz im jungen Lebensalter

15.30-16.00: (Estrel Foyer): Coffee break and poster presentations PO1 & PO3

16.00-17.30 (Estrelsaal A): Parallel session on living with dementia: P8 Carers of people with dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Monika Natlacen (Austria)

  • P8.1. Karlijn Joling (Netherlands): The occurrence and persistence of thoughts of suicide, self-harm and death in family caregivers of people with dementia: a longitudinal data analysis over 2 years
  • P8.2. Joany Millenaar (Netherlands): Developing an online intervention to support young onset dementia caregivers
  • P8.3. Jacki Stansfeld (United Kingdom): Investigating the impact of positive aspects of caregiving on caregiver sense of competence: a national survey of family carers of people living with dementia
  • P8.4. Eva Stawicki (Denmark): Dementia friends match app
  • P8.5. Maria Marques (Portugal): Relationship quality perception of spouses and adult child carers of people with dementia
  • P8.6. Minna Rantapää (Finland): Supporting social interaction of sign language users with dementia

16.00-17.30 (Estrelsaal B): Parallel session on dementia care: P9 Residential care (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Kari Midtbø Kristiansen (Norway)

  • P9.1. Sam Quinn (Scotland, UK): An ethnographic account of ageing in place with Down's syndrome and dementia in a residential setting
  • P9.2. Marita McCabe (Australia): An evaluation of a program to implement consumer directed care in residential aged care facilities
  • P9.3. Claire Royston (United Kingdom): Optimising dementia care in care homes: the TRaCAd
  • P9.4. Martina Roes (Germany): The effectiveness of case conferences for people with dementia and challenging behavior on staff related outcomes in nursing homes
  • P9.5. Annette Keuning-Plantinga (Netherland): Improving quality of life of people with dementia by research
  • P9.6. Rikke Gregersen (Denmark): Use of customized digital games improves well-being for nursing home residents with dementia

16.00-17.30 (Estrelsaal C5/6): Parallel session on medical aspects: P10. Behavioural and psychological symtoms of dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Charles Scerri (Malta)

  • P10.1. Corina Helmer and Alice Ip (Canada): Using iPad loaded with family videos with patients with dementia
  • P10.2. Daniela Holle (Germany): Evaluation of a dementia-specific case conference concept entitled WELCOME-IdA in German nursing homes
  • P10.3. Rebecca Palm (Germany): Severe agitation in NH residents with dementia – prevalence and associated factors in German nursing homes
  • P10.4. Jeannette Van Duinen-Van Den Ijssel (Netherlands): Nursing staff distress associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in young-onset dementia and late-onset dementia
  • P10.5. Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira (Portugal): Is there a place for ‘expressed emotion’ in our understanding of BPSD?
  • P10.6. Mary Marshall (United Kingdom): Designing enabling buildings for people with dementia: How can this reduce distressed behaviour?

16.00-17.30 (Estrelsaal C1/2): Parallel session on legal and ethical issues: P11 Proxy-decison making systems and advanced care planning (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Ana Diaz (Luxembourg)

  • P11.1. Cesar Rodriguez-Castello (Scotland, UK): Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: improving knowledge and compliance in acute hospitals in Tayside
  • P11.2. Maria Do Rosário Zincke dos Reis  (Portugal): Advance Directives in Portugal: the impact of the law in the community
  • P11.3. Virginia Serrani (Italy): Frail elderly people – earthquake emergency in Central Italy hotel project
  • P11.4. Ann-Charlotte Nedlund (Sweden): Supportive decision-making in the case of citizens living with dementia in Sweden: rules and practice
  • P11.5. Kevin Brazil (United Kingdom): Evaluation of an advance care planning intervention with family carers in dementia nursing homes: a paired cluster randomized controlled trial
  • P11.6. Bram Tilburgs (Netherland): Training general practitioners in initiating advance care planning with people with dementia, results of a randomized controlled trail

16.00-17.30 (Paris): Parallel session by INTERDEM: P12 INTERDEM Academy (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Frans Verhey and Inge Klinkenberg (Netherlands)

  • P12.1. Sarah Noone (United Kingdom): The scenic route: reflections on an unconventional PhD journey
  • P12.2. Ina Zwingmann (Germany): Supporting Informal Dementia Caregivers: testing the efficacy of Dementia Care Management on multifaceted caregivers’ burden
  • P12.3. Emma Broome and Emily Cousins (United Kingdom): Conversations over coffee: Navigating the PhD journey
  • P12.4. Melanie Handley (United Kingdom): Overcoming research challenges during a realist evaluation of dementia-friendly environments in hospitals

This parallel session is organised by INTERDEM

16.00-17.30 (Room II): Parallel session: P13 The MEETINGDEM support programme (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Rose-Marie Dröes (Netherlands)

  • P13.1. Rose-Marie Dröes (Netherlands): Successful transfer of evidence based care across Europe: Results of the MEETINGDEM support programme for people with dementia and their carers in Italy, Poland and the UK
  • P13.2. Franka Meiland (Netherlands): Adaptive implementation of MCSP across Europe: What did we learn from the implementations in Italy, Poland and the UK?
  • P13.3. Simon Evans (United Kingdom): Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Meeting Centres Support Programme for people living with dementia and their carers in Italy, Poland and the UK
  • P13.4. Rabih Chattat (Italy): Adaptations made to successfully implement the Meeting Centres Support Programme in other countries in Europe; results of the MeetingDem project
  • P13.5. Joanna Rymaszewska (Poland): How do people with dementia and their caregivers in Italy, Poland and the UK evaluate the Meeting Centre Support Programme
  • P13.6. Martin Orrell (United Kingdom): General discussion on transfer of evidence based care across Europe

This parallel session is organised by the MEETINGDEM Consortium.

16.00-17.30 (Room III): Parallel session: P14 Demenz und Autofahren (click here for the abstracts)

Vorsitz: Helga Schneider-Schelte (Deutschland)

  • P14.1. Monika Jorzig (Deutschland): Die Sicht einer Angehörigen
  • P14.2. Antje Holst (Deutschland): Was Betroffene, Angehörige und Ärzte tun können!
  • P14.3. Verena Leve (Deutschland): Autofahren und Demenz – Eine konsensus-basierte andlungsempfehlung für die Hausarztpraxis

Wednesday, 4 October

8.30-10.00 (Estrelsaal A): Parallel Session on living with dementia: P15 Migration and dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Dianne Gove (Luxembourg)

  • P15.1. Carolien Smits (Netherland): Co-creation with Turkish migrant carers: towards culture sensitive care
  • P15.2. Nevin Altintop (Austria): Breaking the isolation: Turkish migrants with dementia in stationary elderly care
  • P15.3. Michal Karen Herz (United Kingdom): Thinking about the wellbeing of people living with dementia who are survivors of trauma – the Holocaust as a study case
  • P15.4. Juliette Parlevliet (Netherland): Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older non-western immigrants in the Netherlands: a population-based study
  • P15.5. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Ethnic minority family members’ experiences and needs when caring for a person with dementia: a scoping review

8.30-10.00 (Estrelsaal B): Parallel Session on dementia care: P16 Dementia care training (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Jayne Goodrick (United Kingdom)

  • P16.1. Anna Waugh (United Kingdom): Taking the role of the other; putting people with dementia at the centre of education for the dementia workforce
  • P16.2. Lizzy Boots (Netherlands): Effectiveness of the blended care self-management program ‘Partner in Balance’ for early-stage dementia caregivers: results of a randomised controlled trial
  • P16.3. Julie Garton (United Kingdom): We have a new hospital! Future proofing the dementia workforce 2017 and beyond
  • P16.4. Siobhan Reilly and Ahmed Faraz (United Kingdom): Variation in dementia training provided to hospital staff in England
  • P16.5. Anthony Scerri (Malta): A systematic review of dementia training programmes for staff working in hospital settings
  • P16.6. Sabine Engel (Germany): The training program “EduCation dementia - inpatient care”

8.30-10.00 (Estrelsaal C5/6): Parallel Session on medical aspects: P17 People with dementia in hospitals (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Iva Holmerova (Czech Republic)

  • P17.1. Lynn Flannigan (United Kingdom): Identifying critical success factors which lead to improved outcomes for people with dementia, carers and staff in acute care
  • P17.2. Kathrin Büter (Germany): Dementia-friendly design of hospital wards
  • P17.3. Emily Oliver (United Kingdom): Exploring the effect of temporality on communication between nursing staff and patients with dementia on acute hospital wards: An ethnographic study
  • P17.4. Andy Northcott (United Kingdom): Invisible bodies trapped in a temporary space: the experience of people with dementia admitted to medical assessment units
  • P17.5. Natalie Cole (Ireland): Lessons learnt from the DemPath Project-the creation of an integrated care pathway (ICP) for people with dementia in the largest teaching hospital in Ireland
  • P17.6. Naomi Gallant (United Kingdom): Improving mealtimes for people with dementia in acute hospital: a mixed method study

8.30-10.00 (Estrelsaal C1/2): Parallel Session on legal and ethical issues: P18 Ethics of care and assistive technologies (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Rene Thyrian (Germany)

  • P18.1. Matthé Scholten (Germany): Opportunities and risks of supported decision-making in dementia research: An ethical analysis
  • P18.2. Ike Kamphof (Netherlands): Make-believe, make-experience, make-play
  • P18.3. Paul-Ariel Kenigsberg (France): Assistive technologies to address capabilities of people with dementia: from research to practice
  • P18.4. Joanne Strain (United Kingdom): The ethics of restraint in care homes
  • P18.5. Georg Bosshard (Switzerland): Swiss national ethical guidelines on dementia care
  • P18.6. Björn Freter (Germany): The problem of the lie in caring for people with dementia

8.30-10.00 (Paris): Parallel Session by INTERDEM: P19 Art and dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Rose-Marie Dröes (Netherlands)

  • P19.1. Emily Cousins (United Kingdom): International taxonomy of arts
  • P19.2. Gill Windle (United Kingdom): Dementia and Imagination
  • P19.3. Iris Hendriks (Netherlands):Unforgettable museum programme
  • P19.4. Karin Wilkening (Switzerland): Museums awakened art stories
  • P19.5. Aline Cavalcanti Barroso (United Kingdom): Using touch-screen technology to enable arts and crafts for people with dementia in residential care

This parallel session is organised by the Interdem taskforce Social Health in Dementia.

8.30-10.00 (Romm II): Parallel Session: P20 Diagnosis of dementia: an interactive and educational session (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Wiesje van der Flier (Netherlands)

  • P20.1. Mark van Gils (Finland): The PredictND project – Outline of the project goals
  • P20.2. Steen Hasselbalch (Denmark): Characteristics of different types of dementia and challenges for the clinician
  • P20.3. Marie Bruun (Denmark): Diagnostic tools in the memory clinic: Interactive session on introduction to several neuropsychological tests and clinical reading of MRI
  • P20.4. Hilkka Soininen (Finland): Diagnostic tools for primary care - Informative session on low cost diagnostic tools
  • P20.5. Hanneke Rhodius (Netherlands): Interactive case series using the PredictND tool
  • P20.6. Jyrki Lötjönen (Finland): PredictND results and outcomes (prospective & substudies)

This parallel session is organised by the PredictND Consortium

8.30-10.00 (Room III): Parallel Session P21 Neue Wohnformen (click here for the abstracts)

Vorsitz: Sylvia Kern (Deutschland)

  • P21.1. Michael Busse-Bekemeier (Deutschland): Neue Wohnformen –  Vielfältige Angebote für Menschen mit einer Demenz
  • P21.2. Antje Baselau (Deutschland): Mitbestimmung in Wohn-Pflege-Gemeinschaften – eine Schulung für Angehörige
  • P21.3. Frank Hildebrandt (Deutschland): Der Flur als zentraler Bestandteil des Wohnraums in Krankenhäusern und Pflegeeinrichtungen

10.00-10.30 (Estrel Foyer): Coffee break and poster presentations PO2  (click here for the abstracts) - PO4 (click here for the abstracts) – PO5 (click here for the abstracts)

  • PO2.1. Julie Miller (United Kingdom): A quality improvement framework for post-diagnostic support
  • PO2.2. Eloise Stella (Italy): You are not alone: the rise of Italian self-help online groups
  • PO2.3. Sophie Hodge (United Kingdom): Quality improvement in UK memory services
  • PO2.4. Wienke Jacobsen (Germany): Addressing the complexity of dementia - Competence Center Dementia Schleswig-Holstein
  • PO2.5. Karolina Walewska (United Kingdom): Introducing a new role of dementia nurses in post-diagnostic support process for people living with dementia
  • PO2.6. Maria Olthof-Nefkens (Netherlands): The Com-mens feasibility study: rationale and study design
  • PO2.7. Daniela Luisi (Germany): What can local Alzheimer Associations in Germany and Italy learn from each other? – A qualitative analysis of engagement fields, similarities and differences
  • PO2.8. Sahin Ayse Ozalkus (Turkey): The effect of psychodynamic group psychotherapy on personalities of mci and early ad patients by Rorschach test
  • PO2.9. Kim Michael Alberg Sørensen (Denmark): Educating people with Frontotemporal Dementia
  • PO2.10. Margaret Brown (United Kingdom): Perspectives on quality of life in severe dementia: a collective case study approach
  • PO2.11. Aisling Egan (United Kingdom): Carer perspectives of the management of dementia-related dysphagia and mealtime difficulties: a qualitative study
  • PO2.12. Barbara Manni (Italy): Psychosocial training program in nursing-home: effects on people with dementia and staff burn out
  • PO2.13. Laura Reynolds (United Kingdom): Changing the rhythm of care homes through a novel music initiative for people with dementia, care staff and the community
  • PO2.14. Kellyn Weir (United Kingdom): Object ownership, use and risk: the practice of social citizenship for people with a dementia in care homes
  • PO2.15. Frances Bunn (United Kingdom): A realist review of Namaste Care for people with advanced dementia living in care homes
  • PO2.16. jane Robertson (United Kingdom): “Did I do that?” Supporting creativity and confidence through creative interventions with people living with dementia
  • PO2.17. Stefan Schoisswohl (Austria): Assessment of needs of care team members: preliminary qualitative results of the DEMDATA study
  • PO2.18. Emma Law (United Kingdom): Research in care homes – Issues of participation and citizenship
  • PO2.19. Verena Tatzer (Austria): Living with advanced dementia in long-term-care - A narrative case study
  • PO2.20. Jean-Bernard Mabire (France): Emotional experience of care staff working with people with dementia
  • PO2.21. Stefanie Auer (Austria): DEMDATA: The Austrian-Czech institutional long term care project
  • PO2.21a Stefanie Auer (Austria): Mission dementia- an internet based learning program for police officers in Austria
  • PO2.21b Stefanie Auer (Austria): Involving persons with dementia in a co-creation process for AAL solutions
  • PO2.22. Caterina Francone (Italy): The psychosocial intervention for the elderly with severe dementia
  • PO2.23. Hanneke Smaling (Netherlands): The Namaste Care Family program to improve quality of life of nursing home residents with advanced dementia and positive caregiving experiences of their family caregivers: study design and first experiences
  • PO2.24. Jane Burns (United Kingdom): Supporting the person with dementia move into residential care through an art therapy intervention
  • PO2.25. Iva Holmerova (Czech Republic): DEMDATA: the Austrian-Czech institutional long-term care project – the cultural and historical background
  • PO2.26. Eva Barrett (Ireland): Exploring the role of social robots for the mitigation of isolation and loneliness in people with dementia: a Delphi survey
  • PO2.27. Yvonne Manson (): Promoting well-being in residential care   
  • PO2.28. Maud Graff ( Netherlands): More self-reliance and autonomy for nursing home residents with dementia: a nurse-led intervention (SOCAV)
  • PO2.29. Claire Royston (USA): Impact of a simulated “dementia experience” on care home staff
  • PO2.30. Clelia D’Anastosio (Italy): Information, awareness and empowerment of caregivers of persons with dementia
  • PO2.30a Clelia D’Anastosio (Italy): Fighting the stigma: social animation and awareness in primary schools on the topics of aging and of dementia"
  • PO2.31. Analisa Smythe (United Kingdom): A qualitative study exploring the effectiveness of a person-centred training intervention on burnout for nurses working in nursing homes
  • PO2.32. Martin Berwig (Germany): Application of MarteMeo® Counselling to people with behaviour variant frontotemporal dementia and their carers (AMEO-FTD) – A feasibility study
  • PO2.33. Sigrid Aketun (Norway): Alma supervisor - benefits of visits to Almas house
  • PO2.34. Anna Cox (United Kingdom): Promoting the care experience of people with dementia through ethics education: challenges and opportunities
  • PO2.35. Mercè Boada (Italy): Connect with Alzheimer’s: school program
  • PO2.36. Kenny Chui Chi Man (Hong Kong): How we perceive you?” The self-perception and voice of people with dementia in the residential care homes in the chinese society
  • PO2.37. Silvia Ragni (Italy): Carer training: under a big umbrella where there is room for all
  • PO2.40. David Krivec (Slovenia): Gaming with dementia at home in Slovenia
  • PO2.42. Theopisti Chrysanthaki (United Kingdom): Evaluating an internet of things (IoT) based solution for home care support in dementia
  • PO2.43. Michael Bauer (Australia): The service and support needs of family carers and the people living with dementia that they support: A Delphi study in a rural community in Victoria, Australia
  • PO2.44. Liane Schirra-Weirich (): Key stakeholders and their perspectives on regionalized dementia service structures – Findings from the INREGA-DEM project
  • PO2.45. Francesca Neviani (Italy): A “Tea for two”: a psychosocial intervention for PwD and their caregivers
  • PO2.46. Francesca Neviani (Italy): A Cohousing model to improve PwD and their caregivers quality of life
  • PO2.47. Louise Wilkinson (United Kingdom): The nutritional care of people living with dementia at home: a scoping review
  • PO2.48. Henriette van der Roest (Netherlands): Technologies to support community-dwelling persons with dementia: a position paper on issues regarding development, usability, (cost-) effectiveness, deployment and ethics
  • PO2.49. Tushna Vandrevala (United Kingdom): Role ambiguity and negotiating blurred boundaries: How do home care workers’ care for people with dementia up to the end of life?
  • PO2.50. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Exploration of paramedic students’ experiences, knowledge and attitudes towards supporting people with dementia and their families in the community
  • PO2.51. Merle Varik (Estonia): Empowering the informal caregivers of older people with dementia based on caregivers’ narratives of caregiving experiences: the importance of the community’s support
  • PO2.52. Vikki McCall (United Kingdom): The role of volunteering in dementia care
  • PO2.53. Franziska Nickel (Germany): Participation of persons with dementia (PwD) - the Bavarian Dementia Survey (BayDem)       
  • PO2.54. Marc Fiedler (Germany): COACH - Cognitive Alzheimer Coach
  • PO2.55. Maria Fellner (Austria): Playful motivation for daily multimodal training and diagnostics: the AktivDaheim game for people with dementia
  • PO2.57. Mercè Boada (Italy): Social and health care support for families: contingency service
  • PO2.58. Alieske Dam (Netherlands): Validity and implementation of ‘Inlife’ an online social support platform for caregivers of people with dementia: a process evaluation
  • PO2.59. Siri Hov Eggen (): Activity friend
  • PO2.61. Emma O’Shea (Ireland): Key stakeholders’ perspectives on respite services for people with dementia: a qualitative systematic review
  • PO2.62. Christian Heerdt (Germany): Dementia prevention: what we know and how to make it stick
  • PO2.64. Julie Christie (Australia): Dependent independence: a new paradigm in the care and support of people living with dementia
  • PO2.65. Steffen Henrich (Germany): DESKK - Development of a dementia specific respite care concept for people with dementia and their family caregivers with scope on mobility and counseling
  • PO2.66. Joeke van Santen (Netherlands): Effects of exergaming in people with dementia: a systematic literature review
  • PO2.67. Pnina Sela-Katz (Israel): Development and validation of a scale to assess knowledge about home hospice care for Alzheimer's disease: The Alzheimer's Disease Home Hospice Knowledge Scale (AD-HHK-S)
  • PO2.68. Petra Bevilacqua (Italy): “In-Forma Mentis” project: the combined effects of cognitive and physical exercise in preventing cognitive disorders
  • PO2.69. Michal Herz (United Kingdom): And then there were three: incorporating a live-in caregiver into the home of a couple where one spouse has dementia
  • PO2.70. Siren Eriksen (Norway): Farm based day care services – a prospective, mixed method study of people with dementia and their next of kin
  • PO2.72. Francesca Marano (Italy): Educate to awareness   
  • PO2.73. Stefan Sterea (Romania): Seniors to help seniors- MyMate, an integrated ICT-based solution to create a social community among seniors
  • PO2.74. Andrea Fabbo (Italy): The Rosemary diary: a tool for daily life
  • PO2.75. Alice IP (Canada): Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) in hospital dementia care
  • PO2.76. Rebecca Palm (Germany): Dementia special care units in German nursing homes – study protocol of a realist evaluation
  • PO2.77. Aline Calvalcanti Barroso (United Kingdom): Using touch-screen technology to enable arts and crafts for people with dementia in residential care
  • PO2.80. Zoe Campbell (United Kingdom): Singing for the Brain, spreading the benefits across countries
  • PO2.81. Røsvik Janne (Norway): Best practice recommendations to enhance access to formal community care services
  • PO2.82. Elaine Hunter (United Kingdom): Transforming the allied health professional’s contribution to supporting people living with dementia in Scotland
  • PO2.83. Alison McKean (United Kingdom): The provision of Post Diagnostic Support information at time of diagnosis – a co-design Improvement Project in Scotland
  • PO2.84. Paraskevi Zafeiridi (United Kingdom): Investigating the understanding of technology use for people with dementia and caregivers: an exploratory study
  • PO2.85. Kate Shiells (Czech Republic): Electronic documentation as a tool to facilitate the care of people with dementia in nursing homes: an integrative review of the literature
  • PO2.86. Mari Luonsinen (Finland): Alzheimer Society of Finland’s Everyday Attorney project to support people with memory-related diseases and their relatives
  • PO2.87. Ieta Berghuis (Netherlands): Independent living with dementia? What are the challenges?
  • PO2.88. Raymond Smith (United Kingdom): Supporting people with young onset dementia and their families: An evaluation of a training course for care workers         
  • PO2.89. Liselot Kerpershoel (Netherlands): Needs and quality of life of people with middle-stage dementia and their family carers when informal care alone may not suffice. Findings of the European Actifcare study
  • PO2.90. Diana Luzio (Portugal): Effects of distance-based psychoeducative interventions for family caregivers in dementia - an integrative review
  • PO2.91. Susan McFadden (USA): Living well with dementia in creative communities of care
  • PO2.92. Laura Cole (Ireland): Multiple perspectives on ‘optimal’ timing of moving into a care home for people with dementia
  • PO2.93. Luisa Bartorelli (Italy): Building the first alzheimer village in Italy planned opening January 2018
  • PO4.1. Kevin Brazil (United Kingdom): Physician perceptions in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom on the provision of palliative care for persons living with dementia
  • PO4.2. Gary Mitchell (United Kingdom): Demystifying palliative care in dementia care homes
  • PO4.4. Wienke Jacobsen (Germany): Policies regarding older people’s mental health - qualitative results of a survey performed in the European MINDMAP Consortium
  • PO4.5. Michele Halsdorf (Luxembourg): At the nursing home “Beim Goldknapp” of the Association Luxembourg Alzheimer (ala)
  • PO4.6. Anna Cox (United Kingdom): The CHOICE Study: enabling staff confidence and resident choice at end-of-life in care homes
  • PO5.1. Therese Rivasseau Jonveaux (France): Objektivierung der Wirkung eines therapeutischen Gartens auf kognitive Fähigkeiten von Menschen mit Demenz: Der Garten als Umgebung für lebensnahe Forschung
  • PO5.2. Annika Scmidt (Germany): Ambulant betreute Wohngemeinschaften – Versorgungsstrukturen und Qualitätssicherung

10.30-12.00 (Estrelsaal A): Parallel Session on living with dementia: P22 People with dementia II (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Helga Rohra (Germany)

  • P22.1. Julie Christie (United Kingdom): Co-producing environmental checklists for dementia groups
  • P22.2. Avril Easton and Smith Ronan (Ireland): The Irish Dementia Working Group: road to governance
  • P22.3. Ruth Bartlett and Peter Benwell (United Kingdom): Using technologies for safer walking – key findings for people with dementia and their families
  • P22.4. Sally Osborne (Australia): The lived experience of risk for a person with a recent diagnosis of dementia
  • P22.5. Liv Anita Brekke (Norway): Benefits from a working group of people with dementia by Norwegian Health Association
  • P22.6. Archie Noone (United Kingdom): The importance of meaningful activity – an innovative collaboration between people with dementia and Occupational Therapy students

10.30-12.00 (Estrelsaal B): Parallel Session on dementia care: P23 Home care and support (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Maria do Rosário Zincke dos Reis (Portugal)

  • P23.1. Fiona Keogh (Ireland): Innovations in community-based care and home supports for people with dementia in Ireland
  • P23.2. Afifa Qazi (United Kingdom): Crisis support in dementia: an innovative model of dementia care with greatly improved outcomes for people with dementia
  • P23.3. Louise Hopper (Ireland): The need for holistic care provision to meet the unmet needs of community dwelling people with dementia
  • P23.4. Mary Manning (Ireland): Challenges and facilitators to the implementation of the Irish national dementia strategy
  • P23.5. Jan Dreyer (Germany): Stability of home-based care arrangements for people living with dementia – Results from a meta-study of qualitative and quantitative research
  • P23.6. Katharine Schulmann (Austria): “Beyond four walls”: A community-based model of care and support for people with dementia living at home

10.30-12.00 (Estrelsaal C5/6): Parallel Session on medical aspects: P24 Treatment and management of dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Rabih Chattat (Italy)

  • P24.1. Becca O’Brien (United Kingdom): What do healthcare professionals do when the patient with dementia says ‘no’ to a healthcare procedure?
  • P24.2. Melanie Handley (United Kingdom): How does dementia-friendly healthcare in hospitals influence patient outcomes? A realist evaluation
  • P24.3. Tamara Backhouse (United Kingdom): What do we know about behavioural crises in dementia? A systematic review
  • P24.4. Marta Baroni (Italy): Short-term response is not predictive of long-term response to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in old age subjects with Alzheimer’s disease: a “real world” study
  • P24.5. Bryan Mitchell (United Kingdom): The contribution of complementary therapy within the care of nursing home residents experiencing later stage dementia: an action research study
  • P24.6. Jochen René Thyrian (Germany): How does utilization of health care services change in people with dementia served by dementia care networks in Germany – results of the DemNet-D-Study

10.30-12.00 (Estrelsaal C1/2): Parallel Session on legal and ethical issues: P25 End-of-life care and decisions (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Lieve Van den Block (Belgium)

  • P25.1. Jacqueline Crowther (United Kingdom): Kirkwood hospice end-of-life care admiral nurse: improving end of life care for people with dementia in Kirklees, west Yorkshire, England
  • P25.2. Nadine Kuklau (Austria): On being a strange stranger. Hospice volunteers in end of life care of patients with dementia
  • P25.3. Juliette Brown and Cate Bailey (United Kingdom): Improving quality of end of life planning
  • P25.4. Rose Miranda (Belgium): Quality of end-of-life care for community-dwelling people with mild and severe dementia in Europe: a cross-sectional, retrospective study
  • P25.5. Nathan Davies (United Kingdom): Heuristics: helping practitioners caring for people with dementia at the end-of-life manage uncertainty
  • P25.6. Alastair MacDonald (United Kingdom): Co-developing end-of-life resources: an equal and reciprocal relationship

10.30-12.00 (Paris): Parallel Session by INTERDEM: P26 Empowering technologies in dementia care (click here for the abstracts)

Chairpersons: Franka Meiland and Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands)

  • P26.1. Franka Meiland (Netherlands): Introduction on technologies in dementia care
  • P26.2. Dympna Casey (Ireland): MARIO: Healthy aging with use of caring service robot
  • P26.3. Yvonne Kerkhof (Netherlands): User-participatory development of FindMyApps: a person-centred tablet programme to support people with mild dementia in their self-management and meaningful activities
  • P26.4. Sophie Gaber (Sweden): Participation and risk in public spaces and everyday technology use among people with and without mild-stage dementia in Sweden
  • P26.5. Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands): InLife application to enhance commitment of the social network
  • P26.6. Kevin Paulson, Emma Wolverson (United Kingdom): User-participatory development and evaluation of a tablet computer based social networking platform CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD.

This parallel session is organised by INTERDEM

10.30-12.00 (Room II): Parallel Session: P27 Visions of Dementia Friendly Communities in Europe (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Wienke Jacobsen (Germany) and Timothy Rittman (United Kingdom)

  • P27.1. Wienke Jacobsen (Germany) and Timothy Rittman (United Kingdom): Welcome, introduction and ice-breakers
  • P27.2. Olivier Constant (Belgium): Presentation on Dementia-Friendly Communities
  • P27.3. Olivier Constant (Belgium), Wienke Jacobsen (Germany), Timothy Rittman and Verena Tatzer (Austria): Working session - facilitated discussion and video statements on visions of future dementia friendly communities:

This parallel session is organised by WYLD (World Young leaders in Dementia)

10.30-12.00 (Room III): Parallel Session: P28 Demenz im Krankenhaus (click here for the abstracts)

Moderation: Winfried Teschauer (Deutschland)

Mit der Teilnahme von

  • Martina Schäufele (Deutschland)
  • Ralf Zastrau (Deutschland)
  • Stefan Spannhorst (Deutschland)
  • Klaus Gerhard Pöschel (Deutschland)

Dieser Workshop wird in Kooperation mit der Robert-Bosch Stiftung durchgeführt.

12.00-14.00 (Atrium): Lunch break

12.15-13.15 (Room II): Special Symposium SS3 Engaging with patient organisations within IMI consortia to inform quality, relevance and value in Alzheimer’s research – insights from MOPEAD, EPAD and ROADMAP

Moderator: Jean Georges (Luxembourg)

  • SS3.1. Mercè Boada (Spain): MOPEAD: improving timely diagnosis through citizens’ participation
  • SS3.2. Craig Ritchie (United Kingdom): EPAD: pioneering a novel approach to clinical trials of drugs designed to prevent Alzheimer’s dementia
  • SS3.3. Catherine Reed (United Kingdom): ROADMAP: best use of Real World Evidence to address specific healthcare challenges

This special symposium is organised by Lilly.

12.15-13.15 (Room III): Special Symposium SS4 Early intervention in Alzheimer’s disease: For a new understanding of AD across its spectrum

Moderator: Donna Walsh (United Kingdom)

  • SS4.1. Nilsy Desaint (Belgium): Would You Want to Know If You’ll Get Alzheimer’s?
  • SS4.2. Alex Milton (United Kingdom): eHealth interventions to prevent dementia
  • SS4.3. Ron Handels (Netherlands): The value of treating Alzheimer’s disease before the onset of dementia

This special symposium is organised by EBC and supported by MSD.

14.00-15.30 (Estrel Hall): Plenary Session: PL3 Improving the diagnosis and management of dementia (click here for the abstracts)

Chairperson: Alexander Kurz (Germany)

  • PL3.1. Horst Bickel (Germany): An overview of current epidemiological trends in dementia
  • PL3.2. Wiesje van der Flier (Netherlands): Advances in Alzheimer’s diagnosis; implications for clinical practice?
  • PL3.3. Frank Jessen (Germany): Are we getting closer to better treatments for Alzheimer’s disease?
  • PL3.4. Kate Irving (Ireland): Reducing dementia risk by targeting modifiable risk factors in mid-life: the lessons of the In-MINDD project

15.30-16.00 (Estrel Foyer): Coffee break and poster presentations PO2 - PO4 – PO5

16.00-17.15 (Estrel Hall): Round table discussion: PL4 Care today, cure tomorrow - Identifying current and future research priorities

Moderator: Sabine Jansen (Germany)

With the participation of:

  • Lutz Frölich (European Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium, Germany)
  • Iva Holmerová (Alzheimer Europe, Czech Republic)
  • Andreas Holtel (European Commission)
  • Pierre Meulien (Innovative Medicines Initiative)
  • Helen Rochford-Brennan (European Working Group of People with Dementia, Ireland)
  • Winfried Teschauer (Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft, Germany)
  • Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (INTERDEM, Netherlands)

17.15-17.30 (Estrel Hall): Closing ceremony

Welcome to the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Barcelona, Spain

Closing comments and farewell by

  • Winfried Teschauer, Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft
  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe



Last Updated: Monday 23 October 2017


  • Acknowledgements

    The 27th AE Conference in Berlin received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020). Alzheimer Europe and Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft e.V. gratefully acknowledge the support of all conference sponsors.
  • European Union
  • Roche