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Detailed programme, abstracts and presentations

2018 Barcelona

Monday, 29 October

18.00-18.30 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Opening ceremony

Welcome and introductory comments by

  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Cheles Cantabrana, Chairperson, CEAFA
  • Nohemi Martínez Rodriguez, Vice-President, Fundación Alzheimer España
  • Santiago Marimón Suñol (Spain)
  • Gemma Tarafa, Commissioner for Health, Barcelona City Council

18.30-19.00 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Keynote lecture (to see the abstract and pdf presentation click here)

  • K1. José Luis Molinuevo (Spain): Will we be able to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

19.00-20.30 Welcome reception

Tuesday, 30 October

8.30-10.00 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Plenary session PL1 Dementia as a policy priority (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson:Jesús Rodrigo (Spain)

  • PL1.1. Meet the researchers of tomorrow: Anja Leist (Luxembourg): Policy and research priorities of the WYLD (World Young Leaders in Dementia) network
  • PL1.2. Carmen Orte (Spain): Dementia as a health and social priority in Spain
  • PL1.3. Geoff Huggins (United Kingdom): The European Joint Action on Dementia: Identifying and sharing good practices across Europe
  • PL1.4. Dan Chisholm (WHO Europe): Prioritising dementia internationally - The WHO Global Action Plan on Dementia and the Global Dementia Observatory
  • PL1.5. John Gallacher (United Kingdom): Real world data supporting regulatory and health technology assessments: the findings of the ROADMAP project

10.00-10.30 Coffee break and poster presentation PO1(click here for the abstracts) & PO2 (click here for the abstracts) & PO5 (click here for the abstracts)

  • PO1.1. Nina Zerrar (France): Risk perception and LTC insurance demand: Enough informed for this stuff?
  • PO1.3. Charles Scerri (Malta): Informal caregivers’ perspectives of services for community-dwelling individuals with dementia
  • PO1.4. Jochen René Thyrian (Germany): How many people with dementia with migration background are there In Germany?
  • PO1.5. Patricia Sánchez Algar (Spain): Proyecto de sensibilización: "plantando semillas"
  • PO1.6. Karen Harrison-Dening (United Kingdom): Information for families affected by dementia and multi-morbidities
  • PO1.7. Andreas Zachariadis (Greece): Psychoeducational seminars on dementia, by the Karelleion Integrated Alzheimer and related disorders Unit
  • PO1.11. Tine van Bortel (United Kingdom): Exploring dementia care pathways in prisons in the east of England
  • PO1.12. Christian Heerdt (Germany): Federal initiative dementia service: A network approach to develop and implement dementia strategies
  • PO1.13. Luisa Bartorelli (Italy): The new Alzheimer village of the Fondazione Roma; A positive approach for people with dementia
  • PO1.14. Emer Begley (Ireland): Supporting the implementation of the Irish National Dementia Strategy: mapping dementia-specific community based services
  • PO1.15. Alessandra Zapparoli (Italy): Person-centered approach and the development of the inclusion community: The In.Te.SE project
  • PO1.17. Javier Hermida (Spain): Professional manuals specialized in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative dementias
  • PO1.18. Agnes Egervari (Hungary): Milestones Program - how to involve pharmacists into the INDA activities?
  • PO1.19. Karolina Krysinska (Australia): Pilot clinical quality registry for dementia in Australia: Development of key measures of quality of diagnosis and care
  • PO1.20. Tony Foley (Ireland): The Irish National Dementia Strategy: Report of a national educational programme for healthcare professionals
  • PO1.21. Marija Kušan Jukič (Croatia): Zagreb dementia clinical and care network
  • PO1.22. Robert Woods (United Kingdom): Dementia diagnosis rates in Wales – Room for improvement?
  • PO1.23. Marie-Pierre Gagnon (Canada): Promoting informed and shared decisions about eHealth solutions for older adults and their informal caregivers
  • PO1.24. Pierre Krolak-Salmon (France): Could Telemedicine in nursing homes improve neurocognitive disorders detection and diagnosis?
  • PO1.25. Julia Perry (Germany): Enhancing ethical awareness and communication skills: The first Germany-wide stakeholder conference on dementia prediction
  • PO1.26. Mignon Schichel (Netherlands): Senior Friendly Communities in the Euregion Meuse-Rhine: Cross-border collaboration on dementia and depression
  • PO1.27. Adelina Comas-Herrera (United Kingdom): STRiDE: Strategies to strengthen responses to dementia in developing countries
  • PO1.28. Amalia Fonk-Utomo (Netherlands): Twinning programme Netherlands-Indonesia
  • PO1.30. Leentje de Wachter (Belgium): Community Areas of Sustainable Care and Dementia Excellence in Europe: An innovative approach for future dementia care (CASCADE)
  • PO1.31. Sandra Oppikofer (Switzerland): “Music Mirrors” an intervention study to investigate the effectiveness and use of an everyday digital resource for supporting people living with dementia
  • PO2.2. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Exploring the role & implementation of meaningful activities supporting patients with dementia in hospital
  • PO2.3. Becky Dowson (United Kingdom): Group singing for people with dementia: Do standardised outcome measures reflect participants’ experiences?
  • PO2.5a. Karina Ross (United Kingdom): How dementia friendly art classes support unidentified carers
  • PO2.5b. Karina Ross (United Kingdom): How linked interactive screens support rural dementia families
  • PO2.6. Christina Moses Passini (Switzerland): Barriers and facilitators of allocating family therapy to patients with dementia and their families: Health providers’ perspectives
  • PO2.9. Maria Quintana (Spain): SMART4MD Project: Preliminary quality of life results in Catalonia
  • PO2.10. Laila Øksnebjerg (Denmark): How can we promote deployment and adoption of assistive technology for people with dementia? Perspectives from the ReACT study
  • PO2.12. Hannah Christie (Netherlands): The importance of organizational and contextual determinants in the implementation of eHealth interventions for caregivers of people with dementia
  • PO2.13. Hannah Christie (Netherlands): Mapping the implementation trajectories of eHealth interventions for caregivers of people with dementia
  • PO2.14. Lucas Paletta (Austria): PLAYTIME: Motivation, emotion and assessment in serious games for dementia intervention
  • PO2.15. Jeroen Bruinsma (Netherlands): Adapting an eHealth support course (Partner in Balance) for relatives of people with young onset dementia
  • PO2.16. Beata Kaczmarek (Poland): Software supported musical memory priming and eliciting emotions for people with Alzheimer’s disease
  • PO2.17a. Emma Wolverson (United Kingdom): Training people with dementia and their caregivers in the use of a web-based support tool: Lessons learned
  • PO2.17b. Emma Wolverson (United Kingdom): CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD: An online platform to support people living with dementia and their carers – UK pilot update
  • PO2.18. Louise Daly (Ireland): Key stakeholders perceptions of assistive technology to support people with dementia living at home
  • PO2.20. Rebecca Platt (United Kingdom): Communication between people with memory loss and carers on a closed online social network: A theoretical thematic analysis using Seligman’s PERMA model of wellbeing
  • PO2.21. Natalia Roberto (Spain): Results from the pilot trials of a robot assistant for MCI and early AD patients at home
  • PO2.22. Jennifer Wenborn (United Kingdom): Assistive technology to support memory in people with dementia: A systematic review
  • PO2.23. Carla Abdelnour (Spain): Evaluation of a robotic assistant for MCI and early AD patients at home: RAMCIP pilot trials in Barcelona
  • PO2.25. Eloisa Stella (Italy): Paving the way to a national online network of peer support groups for people with dementia
  • PO2.27. Camille Taccola (France): Combining mathematical model and catecholamine quantifications to screen AD from a simple blood test
  • PO2.28. Rebeca Isabel García-Betances (Spain): Towards an effective use of virtual reality for nonpharmacological cognitive intervention in AD and related diseases
  • PO2.29. Jacques Selmes (Spain): Automation home platform based on tablet for improving the independence of people with dementia at their residence
  • PO2.30. Dimitrios Kokkinakis (Sweden): Natural language processing for supporting and improving dementia screening tests
  • PO2.31. Louise Hopper (Ireland): Coach Assistant via Projected and Tangible Interface (CAPTAIN) for older adults including those living with CI
  • PO2.32. Maite Garolera (Spain): Effects on subjective well-being and self-efficacy in Amnestic MCI people to one session exposure to recent autobiographical information
  • PO2.33. Jesús Antonio García-Casal (Spain): ICT based instruments for dementia and cognitive impairment screening. Systematic literature review
  • PO5.1. Lia Fernandes (Portugal): Assessing quality of life in nursing homes: A cross-sectional overview of potential influencing factors
  • PO5.2. Carlo Defanti (Italy): Respectful caring for the agitated elderly (recage). A project funded by the European Commission (h2020)
  • PO5.3. Daniela Holle (Germany): Lessons learnt from transnational comparison of three care programs related to challenging behavior in nursing homes
  • PO5.4. Carmen Solé (Spain): Benefits of using Snoezelen stimulation with resident in long-term facilities and with different levels of dementia
  • PO5.5. Kar-Choi Chan (Hong Kong): Challenges of behavioral & psychological symptoms of dementia in both institutionalized and community settings
  • PO5.6. Helena Hallinder (Sweden): Clincal storytelling as tool to bridge lived experience and scientific evidence in person centered care?
  • PO5.7. Sara Laureen Bartels (Netherlands): Digital self-monitoring for people with mild cognitive impairment: The 'Monitor-Mi' study
  • PO5.9. Sofia Vikström (Sweden): “Activity as an arena for participation among persons with early onset dementia”
  • PO5.10. Katja Werheid (Germany): Cognitive stimulation therapy: Guideline-based adaptation and translation to German
  • PO5.11. Ingeborg Halse (Norway): Usefulness of the Locus of Control of Behavior scale for people with dementia
  • PO5.12. Vanesa Cantón Habas (Spain): Pain assessment instruments in people with cognitive impairment: Systematic review
  • PO5.13. Tony Foley (Ireland): Antipsychotics in dementia care: The development of a repeat prescribing tool using a Delphi Consensus method
  • PO5.14a. Jesús Antonio García-Casal (Spain): Affect GRADIOR. An emotion recognition test for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and amnestic MCI
  • PO5.14b. Jesús Antonio García-Casal (Spain): Efficacy of video games for cognitive decline prevention: A meta-analysis
  • PO5.15. Emma Wolverson (United Kingdom): Online games for people with memory problems and their carers – Observations from CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD
  • P05.16. Øyvind Kirkevold (Norway): Quality of residential care for persons with dementia, five pilot tests approaching BPSD-Act on Dementia WP6
  • PO5.17. Tony Foley (Ireland): General practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences of managing BPSD: A mixed methods systematic review
  • PO5.18. Jennifer Wenborn (United Kingdom): Randomised controlled trial of Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD-UK) versus usual care
  • PO5.19. Judith Huis in het Veld (Netherlands): Effects of online self-management support to deal with behavior changes of a relative with dementia: A randomized controlled trial
  • PO5.20. Claire Surr (United Kingdom): The (cost)effectiveness of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) in care homes: Results of the DCM EPIC trial
  • PO5.23. Feija Schaap (Netherlands): Dementia Care Mapping in the care for people with intellectual disability and dementia
  • PO5.25. Johannes Michaelian (Australia): Social cognitive function in mild cognitive impairment and its relationship with limbic structures and perturbed carer relationships
  • PO5.28. Garuth Chalfont (United Kingdom):  Multimodal Treatment for Dementia (MT4D): A systematic review and case study in the UK
  • PO5.32. Anna Brugulat-Serrat (Spain): Patterns of white matter hyperintensities associated to cognition in middle-aged cognitively healthy individuals
  • PO5.33. Hans Vogt (Germany): Dementia as a result of therapy?
  • PO5.34. Stina Saunders (United Kingdom): Adjustment to test, risk and diagnostic disclosures in people with mild cognitive impairment: An observational cohort study
  • PO5.35. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): Neuroinflammatory biomarkers associated with cognitive impairment in delirium and dementia
  • PO5.36. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): Depression and memory impairment
  • PO5.37. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): Risk factors for dementia
  • PO5.38. Jinhyuk Cho (Republic of Korea): Dipeptidyl-peptidase IV inhibitor and reduced risk of dementia among patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • PO5.40. Eftychia Karavaiou (Greece): Combination of internal mnemonics, errorless learning, vanishing cues and spaced retrieval to facilitate new learning and memory: A case at the early stages of dementia
  • PO5.45. Lidia Blanco-Silvente (Spain): The sponsor influence on discontinuation, efficacy and safety of cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer’s disease: Meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized placebo-controlled clinical trials
  • PO5.46. Ali Tafazzoli (USA): Identifying patients at higher risk of initiating cognitive decline for evaluating amyloid-targeted treatments
  • PO5.47. Suree Nanasombat (Thailand): Antioxidant, anti-Alzheimer’s and anti-gastrointestinal disease activities of edible and medicinal plants from Thailand

10.30-12.00 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Plenary session PL2 Dementia as a human rights priority (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson:Charles Scerri (Malta)

  • PL2.1. Meet the researchers of tomorrow: Stina Saunders (United Kingdom): Involving research participants in research: The example of the EPAD (European Prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia) project
  • PL2.2. Helen Rochford-Brennan (Ireland): Promoting a human rights based approach to dementia through the active involvement of people with dementia
  • PL2.3. Fernando Vicente (Spain): Human rights in Spanish health and social legislation
  • PL2.4. Dianne Gove (Luxembourg): Recognising dementia as a disability: ethical considerations and practical recommendations
  • PL2.5. Karen Watchman (United Kingdom): Dementia and intellectual disability - Valuing the perspectives of people with intellectual disability

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

12.45-13.45 (MR09) Special symposium

SS1 MOPEAD : Citizen’s engagement in early patient engagement for Alzheimer’s disease: Call to action (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Moderator: Mercè Boada (Spain)

With the participation of:

  • Adrián Rodrigo Salas (Spain)
  • Octavio Rodríguez Gómez (Spain)
  • Anders Wimo (Sweden)
  • Andreea Ciudin (Spain)
  • Annette Dumas (Belgium)

This special symposium is organised by MOPEAD

12.45-13.45 (MR10) Special symposium SS2: I have dementia and life goes on (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Helen Rochford-Brennan (Ireland)

With the participation of all members of the European Working Group of People with Dementia and a speech by Petri Lampinen (Finland) on his experience of receiving a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia, the impact it had on him and his family and his approach to living life to the fullest.

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

12.45-13.45 (MR11) Oral poster presentations OP1 (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Jim Pearson (United Kingdom)

  • OP1.1. Arlene Astell (Canada): Setting up Kinect bowling groups for people with dementia
  • OP1.2. Arlene Astell (Canada): CIRCA groups: Technology-assisted cognitive stimulation
  • OP1.3. Kathryn Richardson (United Kingdom): Benefits and harms of Z-drugs for sleep disturbance in people living with dementia
  • OP1.4. Tony Foley (Ireland): Shifting gears versus sudden stops: Consultations about driving for patients with cognitive impairment
  • OP1.5. Linda Karrer (Germany): Caregivers’ burden and use of care services: The Bavarian Dementia Survey (BayDem)
  • OP1.6. Amy Streater (United Kingdom): Developing a best practice model for services managing crises in people with dementia: The AQUEDUCT study
  • OP1.7. Carolien Smits (Netherlands): Positive aspects of relationship changes between a parent with dementia and their caregiving child
  • OP1.8. Franziska Laporte Uribe (Germany): Regional and local dementia care networks in Germany: Community-based support structures for families living with dementia
  • OP1.9. Christian Bakker (Netherlands): Improving quality of care in young-onset dementia: The Unicity-project
  • OP1.10. Angelique Gruters (Netherlands): Association between proxy and self-reported cognitive decline and cognitive performance in memory clinic visitors
  • OP1.11. Nicola Wyllie (United Kingdom): PICC - Appropriately for patients living with dementia
  • OP1.12. Justine Schneider (United Kingdom): Winston’s world: Research-based cartoon opens up dementia home care for reflection and learning

14.00-15.30 (MR05) Parallel session on policies and strategies

P1 Dementia strategies (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Geoff Huggins (United Kingdom)

  • P1.1. Anna de Siún (Ireland): Leadership in strategy implementation: The role of a national dementia office
  • P1.2. Judith Van de Kamp (Nethelands): A strategy for better care for people living with YOD
  • P1.3. Lea Sgier (Switzerland): Dementia policy - dementia policies: lessons from Switzerland
  • P1.4. Sabine Schrank (Austria): Implementation of the Austrian Dementia Strategy "Living well with Dementia"
  • P1.5. Frode Kibsgaard Larsen (Norway): Adult with intellectual disabilites included in national dementia plans and guidelines
  • P1.6. Karlijn Joling (Netherlands): Towards a dementia care registry: lessons learned from a record linkage project

14.00-15.30 (MR06) Parallel session on genetics, prevention and treatment

P2 Genetics, modifiable risk factors and prevention (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Craig Ritchie (United Kingdom)

  • P2.1. Sergio Veiga (Spain): ApoE4 bma. A new non-genetic method to evaluate Alzheimer´s Disease risk using clinical chemistry platforms
  • P2.2. Kay Deckers (Netherlands): MijnBreincoach: A public health awareness campaign to promote a brain-healthy lifestyle
  • P2.3. Alina Solomon (Finland): Multi-domain approach to dementia prevention: the FINGER model
  • P2.4. Anna Brugulat (Spain): Spatial Patterns of White Matter Hyperintensities Associated to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors in a Cognitively Healthy Middle-Aged Cohort
  • P2.5. Stephen Cutler (United States): Self-rated hearing and self-rated memory: A cross-sectional analysis of SHARE data from 18 European nations
  • P2.6. Luis Garcia Sanchez (Spain): “JAPI” A comprehensive care for people with dementia

14.00-15.30 (MR07) Parallel session by INTERDEM

P3. INTERDEM Academy: The road to success for high impact writing in psychosocial research – trips and tricks (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Moderators: Frans Verhey, Marjolein De Vugt, Sebastian Köhler (Nederlands)

Interactive workshop with the participation of:

  • Frans Verhey (Netherlands)
  • Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands)
  • Sebastian Köhler (Netherlands)
  • Lieve van den Black (Belgium)
  • Fania Dassen (Netherlands)

14.00-15.30 (MR08) Parallel session by ROADMAP

P4. Disease outcomes: What matters to whom as AD progresses? Relevant outcomes in disease progression (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Christin Bexelius (Switzerland)

  • P4.1. Claire Tochel (United Kingdom): Outcome definition in ROADMAP
  • P4.2. Christophe Bintener (Luxembourg) and a representative of the EWGPWD: The involvement of the European Working Group of People with Dementia in the outcomes work of ROADMAP
  • P4.3. Michael Smith (United Kingdom):  Important outcomes of Alzheimer’s disease from the perspective of people with the disease, their supporters & health professionals 

14.00-15.30 (MR09) Parallel session on care approaches

P5 Art and dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Sabine Henry (Belgium)

  • P5.1. Petra Boersma (Netherlands): Implementing a theatre-based communication method for people with dementia living in nursing homes
  • P5.2. Katherine Algar-Skaife (United Kingdom): cARTrefu: Creating artists in residents. A national art in care homes participatory and mentoring programme
  • P5.3. Kristina Hoffmann (Luxembourg): ART MAKES VISIBLE - Experiencing the possibilities of art therapy in dementia care at the Luxembourg Alzheimer’s Association
  • P5.4. Orii McDermott (United Kingdom): The CHORD manual for singing group facilitators working with people with dementia
  • P5.5. Emma Broome (United Kingdom): The impact of care staff on outcomes from arts interventions for people with dementia: a dual case study
  • P5.6. Luisa Bartorelli (Italy):  “pARTEcipo anch’io”  (Here we are too)

14.00-15.30 (MR10) Parallel session on care services

P6 Home care (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Rabih Chattat (Italy)

  • P6.1. Niamh Hennelly (Ireland): Exploring personhood in formal care provision in Ireland: perspectives from people with dementia
  • P6.2. Siobhan O’Dwyer (United Kingdom): International perspectives on suicidal ideation and self-harm in family carers of people with dementia
  • P6.3. Nikolas Dietzel (Germany): The “Carers’ Needs Assessment for Dementia”: Results of the Bavarian Dementia Survey (BayDem)
  • P6.4. Charlotte Van Corven (Netherlands): Empowerment interventions for people with dementia: A European survey
  • P6.5. Gözde Duran (Netherlands): Towards culture sensitive care organisations for migrants with dementia: an exploratory study
  • P6.6 Jochen René Thyrian (Germany): Change of utilization of health care services in Dementia Care Networks? – the longitudinal DemNet-D-study

14.00-15.30 (MR11) Parallel session on rights and dementia-friendly society

P7 Involving people with dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Ana Diaz (Luxembourg)

  • P7.1. Georgina Charlesworth (United Kingdom): Co-research with people living with dementia: the challenges for participation and collaboration 
  • P7.2. Andrew Harding (United Kingdom): Involving people living with dementia as co-researchers in core outcome set methodology
  • P7.3. Kathryn Smith and Eric Deeson (United Kingdom): Progressing from 'proving' to 'improving' the involvement of people affected by dementia in research
  • P7.4. Patricia Barrett (United Kingdom): Scottish Dementia Working Group (SDWG) work on equality and diversity
  • P7.5. Maaret Meriläinen and Minna Kangas (Finland): An instrument for assessing the subjective quality of life of person with a memory disorder (#MemoryMIKE)
  • P7.6. Dianne Gove (Luxembourg):  Putting public and patient involvement into practice: Experience of PPI with the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD)

14.00-15.30 (MR12) Sesión de CEAFA y FAE

P8 La persona cuidadora (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Moderador: Marta González Sánchez (Spain)

  • P8.1. Cheles Cantabrana (España): Consecuencias del Alzheimer en el cuidador familiar
  • P8.2. Luis Garcia Sanchez (España): Impacto de los trastornos del comportamiento en el cuidador

15.30-16.00 Coffee break and poster presentations PO1 (click here for the abstracts) & PO2 (click here for the abstracts) & PO5 (click here for the abstracts)

16.00-17.30 (MR05) Parallel session on policies and strategies

P9 Awareness campaigns (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Sabine Jansen (Germany)

  • P9.1. Anna De Siún, Róisín Guiry (Ireland): Implementing the 'Dementia: Understand Together' National Public Awareness Campaign in Ireland
  • P9.2. Tom Dening (United Kingdom): Dementia undetected or undiagnosed in primary care: The CFAS II Dementia Diagnosis Study (CADDY)
  • P9.3. Joy Watson and Emma Smith (United Kingdom): Salford INSPIRE and the rise of Mr Alzheimer's
  • P9.4. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom):   Enhancing the support of offenders with dementia: understanding the issues and raising awareness
  • P9.5. Tina Leonard (Ireland): Receiving a dementia diagnosis: Using personal experiences to raise awareness of needs
  • P9.6. Lorène Gilly (France): “Changing the perception of Alzheimer’s disease”: a nationwide awareness campaign led by France Alzheimer’s

16.00-17.30 (MR06) Parallel session on genetics, prevention and treatment

P10 Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Karine Fauria (Spain)

  • P10.1. Bjørn Lichtwarck (Norway): TIME - A biopsychosocial approach to neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia -  A randomized controlled trial
  • P10.2. Jan Beattie (United Kingdom): Creative Practice -Alzheimer Scotland's therapeutic approaches on film
  • P10.3. CANCELLED Aisling Jennings (Ireland): General practitioner’s knowledge of and attitude to assessment and management of pain in people with dementia
  • P10.4. Sergi Valero (Spain): Neuropsychiatric symptoms profile in Mild Cognitive Impairment and conversion to dementia
  • P10.5. Maud Graff (Netherlands): More self-reliance and autonomy for nursing home residents with dementia: a nurse-led intervention (SOCAV project)
  • P10.6. Jacqueline Hoogendam (Netherlands): EU Joint Action Act on Dementia WP5: Implementation of best practices on preventing and dealing with BPSD

16.00-17.30 (MR07) Parallel session by INTERDEM

P11 Interdisciplinary research in dementia: interaction between biologiocal and psychosocial factors in the onset and the course of dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands)

  • P11.1. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands): Social health: an opportunity to improve our cognitive reserve?
  • P11.2. Karin Wolf-Ostermann (Germany): Social health of people with dementia in the community – Results of the DemNet-D-Study in Germany
  • P11.3. Rabih Chattat (Italy): Factors moderating cognitive decline during the course of dementia: A review of literature

16.00-17.30 (MR08) Parallel session by ROADMAP

P12 Ethics challenges for AD research and practice using real-world data (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Christophe Bintener (Luxembourg)

  • P12.1. Ana Diaz (Luxembourg) and a representative of the EWGPWD: The involvement of the European Working Group of People With Dementia in the ethics work of ROADMAP
  • P12.2. Zuzanna Angehrn (Switzerland): Ethical and social implications of using predictive modelling for Alzheimer´s disease prevention
  • P12.3. Alex Mckeown (United Kingdom): Ethical issues in outcome prioritisation in Alzheimer’s disease treatment

16.00-17.30 (MR09) Parallel session on care approaches

P13 Dementia-friendly initiatives (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Štefanija Lukič Zlobec (Slovenia)

  • P13.1. Richard Ward (United Kingdom): Dementia-friendly communities - What's the point?
  • P13.2. Katherine Turner (United Kingdom): Rising to the Challenge: How can we make air travel more accessible for people with dementia across Europe?
  • P13.3. Tine Van Bortel (United Kingdom): Creating dementia-friendly communities in prisons in the East of England – an evaluation
  • P13.4. Roderik Reinstra (Netherlands): Making companies Dementia Friendly
  • P13.5. Kirsten Schultz Petersen and Tilde Marie Bertelsen (Denmark): “Social inclusion for people living with dementia through participation in local voluntary activities" A qualitative study of the user’s perspective
  • P13.6. Elisabeth Reitinger (Austria): Dementia friendly public space and public transport – findings from a qualitative research project in Austria

16.00-17.30 (MR10) Parallel session on care services

P14 Acute and hospital care (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Stefanie Becker (Switzerland)

  • P14.1. Anthony Scerri (Malta): The needs of patients with dementia in acute hospital wards: Patients’ perspectives and observed practices
  • P14.2. Katie Featherstone (United Kingdom): The care of people living with dementia in acute hospital wards: results from an ethnographic study
  • P14.3. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): Acute Care for Patients with Cognitive Impairment: A Qualitative Study
  • P14.4. Tony Foley (Ireland): What do physiotherapists need to know about dementia care? A focus group study
  • P14.5. Claudio Di Lorito (United Kingdom): Cognitive impairment / dementia in secure forensic psychiatric settings: A story untold.
  • P14.6. Claire Surr (United Kingdom): What Works in providing dementia education and training to health and social care staff? results from a UK study

16.00-17.30 (MR11) Parallel session on rights and dementia-friendly society

P15 Involving people with dementia II (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Chris Roberts (United Kingdom)

  • P15.1. Anthea Innes (United Kingdom): Involving people with dementia: the Salford Dementia Associate Panel
  • P15.2. Gail Mountain (United Kingdom): Involving people with dementia in trial based psychosocial research
  • P15.3. Tracey McConnell (United Kingdom): A translational case study of empowerment into practice: a realist evaluation of a member-led dementia empowerment service
  • P15.4. Clodagh Whelan and Kathy Ryan (Ireland): PANEL Principles in Practice: persons living with dementia creating recruitment processes
  • P15.5. Hazel Morbey (United Kingdom): Evaluating dementia training in acute hospitals: including people living with dementia in case study research
  • P15.6. Andy Hyde (United Kingdom): Go Upstream - Working with people with dementia to improve travel experiences

16.00-17.30 (MR12) Sesión de CEAFA/FAE

P16 Empoderando a las personas con Alzheimer (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Moderador: Alejandro Vila Indurain (Spain)

  • P16.1. José Manuel Ribera Casado (España): Abuso o trato inadecuado en el marco de la estrategia de igualdad
  • P16.2. Cheles Cantabrana (España): Panel de Expertos de Personas con Alzheimer

17.45-19.15 (MR10) Special symposium

SS3: Dementia in etnic minority groups (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Moderator: Dianne Gove (Luxembourg)

  • SS3.1. Thomas Rune Nielsen (Denmark): The prevalence, assessment and diagnosis of dementia in minority ethnic groups
  • SS3.2. Charlotta Plejert (Sweden): Interpreter-mediated dementia assessments of people from minority ethnic groups
  • SS3.3. Mohammed Akhlak Rauf (United Kingdom): Working with and involving local minority ethnic groups in the development of intercultural care and support
  • SS3.4. Debi Lahav (Israel): Activities and support for people from minority ethnic groups provided by the Alzheimer Association of Israel
  • SS3.5. Michal Herz (Israel): Issues surrounding live-in/migrant carers for people with dementia

This special symposium is sponsored by the Robert Bosch Stiftung

Wednesday, 31 October

8.30-10.00 (MR05) Parallel session on policies and strategies

P17 Cost/funding of dementia research and care (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Chris Lynch (United Kingdom)

  • P17.1. Amy Little (United Kingdom): Mind the Gap: Gender & Unpaid Dementia Care in Europe
  • P17.2. Adelina Comas-Herrera (United Kingdom): A model to simulate the cost and outcome consequences of improvements in the dementia care pathway
  • P17.3. James Pickett (United Kingdom): Research investment and a UK Reseach roadmap to deliver change for people affected by dementia by 2025
  • P17.4. CANCELLED Erlen Bruls (Netherlands): A toolkit to support and inspire researchers and people with dementia/ carers to collaborate more
  • P17.5. Bo Hu (United Kingdom): Projections of long-term care expenditure for older people living with dementia in England, 2015 to 2040
  • P17.6. Matthew Gibb (Ireland): Dementia Diagnostic Services; Findings from a 2017 Review of Irish Memory Clinics

8.30-10.00 (MR06) Parallel session on genetics, prevention and treatment

P18 Nutrition (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Mario Possenti (Italy)

  • P18.1. Andy Northcott (United Kingdom): The role of food and mealtimes in the recognition of people living with dementia on acute hospital wards
  • P18.2. Berglind Blöndal (Iceland): “Nutritional status of the elderly after discharge from the acute geriatric unit” a pilot study
  • P18.3. Jane Murphy (United Kingdom): Impact of innovative training to improve nutrition and hydration in people living with dementia
  • P18.4. Aisling Egan (United Kingdom): ‘It’s not just what’s on the plate.’: The role of allied health professionals in the management of mealtime and swallowing difficulties in Dementia
  • P18.5. Emmelyne Vasse (Netherlands): Development of a multidisciplinary intervention to prevent and treat undernutrition in community-dwelling persons with dementia
  • P18.6. Lindsey Collins (United Kingdom): “Some days are better than others”: The experiences of people living with dementia and dysphagia in care homes

8.30-10.00 (MR07) Parallel session by INTERDEM session

P19. Implementations of technologies to support people living with dementia and carers (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairpersons: Franka Meiland (Netherlands) and Manuel Franco (Spain)

  • P19.1. Hannah Christie (Netherlands): The importance of organizational and contextual determinants in the implementation of eHealth interventions for caregivers of people with dementia
  • P19.2. Sarah Wallcook (Sweden): Implementation Issues: how can people use technology in daily practice
  • P19.3. Manuel Franco Martin (Spain): From Research to Clinical Practice in technologies for people with dementia
  • P19.4. Franka Meiland (Netherlands): INTERDEM Taskforce Assistive Technology: Follow-up on the position paper on assistive technologies

8.30-10.00 (MR08) Parallel session by ROADMAP

P20. Regulatory and HTA perspectives on real-world data in AD:

Future of prospective collection and further research (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Moderator: Jacoline Bouvy (United Kingdom)

With the participation of:

  • Diane O’Rourke (United Kingdom)
  • Entela Xoxi (Italy)
  • Catherine Reed (United Kingdom)

8.30-10.00 (MR09) Parallel session on care approaches

P21 Palliative care (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Dianne Gove (Luxembourg)

  • P21.1. Lieve Van Den Block (Belgium): Large differences found in the organisation of palliative care in European nursing homes: EU PACE
  • P21.2. Karen Harrison Dening (United Kingdom): Admiral Nursing: A case management approach to palliative care
  • P21.3. Siren Eriksen (Norway): Development of an e-learning program in dementia palliative care for health personnel working in Norwegian municipalities
  • P21.4. Louise Robinson (United Kingdom): Supporting professionals to deliver Excellent End of life care in Dementia: the SEED programme
  • P21.5. Nan Greenwood (United Kingdom): Older people’s experiences of dying in nursing and care homes: a systematic review of qualitative studies
  • P21.6. Joni Gilissen (Belgium): Determining necessary components, processes and contextual factors of successful advance care planning in nursing homes: A theory of change

8.30-10.00 (MR10) Parallel session on care services

P22 Day care and respite care (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Birgitta Martensson (Switzerland)

  • P22.1. Karin Wolf-Ostermann (Germany): Green care farms for people with dementia: first results of a new care approach in Germany
  • P22.2. Áine Teahan (Ireland): The Alzheimer Café: A dyadic psychosocial support model
  • P22.3. Tanja Louise Ibsen (Norway): Farm-based day care for people with dementia in Norway ”“ a description of the farm context and the service
  • P22.4. Jean-Bernard Mabire (France): Impact of dance on balance, gait and confidence of people with dementia
  • P22.5. Anne Marie Mork Rokstad (Norway): The impact of attending a day care centre designed for people with dementia on nursing home admission
  • P22.6. Christoph Cavazzini (Germany): An individual dementia-specific counseling program as part of a dementia-specific respite care concept

8.30-10.00 (MR11) Parallel session on rights and dementia-friendly society

P23 Disability and human rights approaches (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Tina Leonard (Ireland)

  • P23.1. Fiona Keogh and Helen Rochford-Brennan (Ireland): “I don’t want to be special” - Learning from the disability movement on integrating people with dementia
  • P23.2. Kellyn Lee (United Kingdom):  Introducing Material Citizenship: Rights based practices for people with a dementia living in care homes
  • P23.3. Anu Sorvisto and Kristiina Riskumäki (Finland): Promoting brain health in intellectually disabled persons, memory workshop - Operating model
  • P23.4. Vivienne Francis (United Kingdom): People with dementia have rights too - Adopting a rights based approach
  • P23.5. Suzanne Cahill (Ireland): Framing dementia as a disability and a human rights issue: What are the advantages?
  • P23.6. Julie Meerveld (Netherlands): Dementia-friendly polling stations

8.30-10.00 (MR12) Sesión de CEAFA/FAE

P24 Entorno (click here for the abstract)

Moderador: Alberto Brunete (Spain)

  • P24.1. Paloma Ramos Guzman (España):Arquitectura e innovación para la persona con demencia
  • P24.2. Miguel Ángel Salichs Sánchez-Caballero (España): Nuevas tecnologías de ayuda

10.00-10.30 Coffee break and poster presentations PO3 (click here for the abstracts) & PO4 (click here for the abstracts)

  • PO3.1. Jane Cross (United Kingdom): Disruptions, discontinuities & dispersions: An ethnography of disjunctures in orthopaedic wards
  • PO3.2. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): Implementation of the PERFECT-ER intervention designed to enhance recovery for people with hip fracture and cognitive impairment in acute trauma wards
  • PO3.3. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): “Bribe Them With Cake”; Implementing change in acute hospital settings; An action research study
  • PO3.4. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): “Are you comfortable now?” Person-centred care practices on acute trauma wards caring for people with cognitive impairments: An ethnographic study
  • PO3.6. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): It’s good care, but who is it good for, me? A multi-perspective insight into stakeholder constructions of ‘good care’ for people living with dementia and hip fracture
  • PO3.7. Sandra Shields (United Kingdom): Asked for Help, a person centred approach to symbols
  • PO3.9. Lia Fernandes (Portugal): Cognitive impairment in heart failure patients:  Preliminary findings from the Deus ex Machina study
  • PO3.10. Inez Ramakers (Netherlands): Development of memory clinics in the Netherlands: An update from 1998 - 2016
  • PO3.11. Lídia Sousa (Portugal): “Music-based interventions in the acute setting for patients with dementia” targeting agitation
  • PO3.12. Tom McCarthy (United Kingdom): Specialist dementia unit improvement programme
  • PO3.13. Alicia Diaz-Gil (United Kingdom): Perioperative care for people with dementia: Is there room for improvement?
  • PO3.14. Tom Dening (United Kingdom): Addressing the emotional needs of individuals with dementia when in hospital
  • PO3.15. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Socialisation of student nurses into dementia care in the acute hospital
  • PO3.16. Janne Røsvik (Norway): Care for people with dementia in hospitals. A protocol for a literature review
  • PO3.17. Marianna Tsatali (Greece): Predictors of cognitive performance in participants with MCI who attend non pharmacological interventions over a three years’ period
  • PO3.18. Stephen Antwi (United Kingdom): Exploring the experiences of living with dementia in Ghana
  • PO3.20. Margit Gausdal Strandenæs (Norway): Experiences of attending day care services designed for people with dementia - A qualitative study with individual interviews
  • PO3.21. Hui-Jer Chou (Taiwan POC): Traditional Chinese medicine therapy reduces the nasogastric tube feeding risk in dementia patients
  • PO3.22. Rosa Redolat (Spain): Functional mobility and risk of falls in patients of Alzheimer’s disease attending a day care center
  • PO3.23a. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): Cognitive enhancement in Alzheimer’s and related disorders
  • PO3.23b. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): How a relative/carer should manage the emotional load deriving from taking care of a person with dementia
  • PO3.25. Wai Ming Albert Luk (Hong Kong): Effect of acupressure (Chinese manipulative therapy) on the quality of sleep in chinese old adults with intellectual disabilities (ID): A pilot study and on-going project
  • PO3.26. Christian Brettschneider (Germany): Informal care for dementia according to type of service
  • PO3.27. Hitomi Matsumoto (Japan): An evaluation of the dementia early identification and care service: Characterization of users and needs to support
  • PO3.28. Karin Wolf-Ostermann (Germany): Shared housing arrangements for people with dementia – A cross-sectional study on quality indicators
  • PO3.29. Lucia Federzoni (Italy): Prevalence and outcome of Delirium in older people accessing to outpatient memory clinic in Modena (Italy): Retrospective study
  • PO3.30. Linda Karrer (Germany): Use of non-pharmacological interventions in dementia: The Bavarian Dementia Survey (BayDem)
  • PO3.31. Maarten Milders (Netherlands): Caregiver support with activities at home for people with dementia (the MOMANT study)
  • PO3.32. Andrea Fabbo (Italy): The Rosemary diary in home care for people with dementia: A pilot study
  • PO3.33. Aud Johannessen (Norway): “To be, or not to be”: Experiencing deterioration among people with young-onset dementia living alone
  • PO3.36. Emer Begley (Ireland): Supporting local service delivery: An Irish dementia needs analysis framework
  • PO3.37. Matthew Janicki (USA): Providing social care via dementia-capable group homes for adults with intellectual disability
  • PO3.38. Tony Foley (Ireland): Development and evaluation of a dementia education intervention for community based health care professionals
  • PO3.39. Annemiek Bielderman (Netherlands): Effects of and experiences with SPANkracht, an empowerment intervention for people with young-onset dementia
  • PO3.40. Henrik Wiegelmann (Germany): Health care support for dementia caregiver dyads - How does social inequality matter?
  • PO3.41. Tushna Vandrevala (United Kingdom): “I did not exist as a person to them, I was just a worker to them”: Experiences of objectification and dehumanisation among live-in carers
  • PO3.42. Stina Bjørnskov (Denmark): Young relatives of parents with dementia – How is their everyday life and well-being?
  • PO3.43. James Pickett (United Kingdom): Dementia training for homecare providers in the UK
  • PO3.44. Mona Michelet (Norway): Care and service needs of people assessed for cognitive impairment in primary health care in Norway
  • PO3.46. Eleni Margioti (Greece): Caring for carers: A 12-week home care program designed to support and educate family carers
  • PO3.48. Iris Hochgraeber (Germany): Stability of home-based care arrangements for people living with dementia – A conceptual model derived from a meta-study on mixed research
  • PO3.50. Laura Cole (United Kingdom): Is there a ‘right time’ for a person with dementia to move to a care home? Social workers’ and care home managers’ perspectives
  • PO3.51. Janice McAlister (United Kingdom): The impact of dementia nurse consultant role within care home environments
  • PO3.52. Janice McAlister (United Kingdom): Improving staffs skills and knowledge within a care home setting
  • PO3.53. Katherine Algar-Skaife (United Kingdom): Creative Conversations: An arts based dementia care staff development programme
  • PO3.54. Kieran A. Walsh (Ireland): Rationalising antipsychotic prescribing to nursing home residents with dementia: A feasibility study
  • PO3.55. Josine Engels (Netherlands): Personal attention is essential: Interrelationships in the triad of residents, families and nurses
  • PO3.56. Sascha Saßen (Germany): Quality indicators for the early detection of nursing risks
  • PO3.57. Sascha Saßen (Germany): Fall prevention and fracture prophylaxis
  • PO3.58. Sascha Saßen (Germany): Relationship planning in the care of people with dementia - Expert standard in Germany
  • PO3.59. Silke Voelz (Germany): Dementia special care units in nursing homes – A rapid realist review
  • PO3.60. Chloë Wood (United Kingdom): Fundamental nursing care for residents living with dementia: A qualitative study exploring views of home staff
  • PO3.61. Michèle Halsdorf (Luxembourg): “4 paws for a smile”
  • PO4.1. Amanda Hunsaker (Switzerland): Factors associated with participation in neuroimaging among individuals with mild cognitive impairment
  • PO4.2. Sian Hughes (United Kingdom): Developing an environment to safeguard the quality of life (QOL) and wellbeing of people with advanced dementia in the care home sector
  • PO4.4. CANCELLED Laura Booi (Canada): Evaluating dementia inclusivity and reducing stigma in retirement communities
  • PO4.5. Anthea Innes (United Kingdom): Music Cafe: The role of music performance in promoting a dementia friendly society
  • PO4.6. Ana Castillo (Spain): Shared leisure programme addressed to people with dementia and their carers
  • PO4.7. Hilde Lamers (Belgium): Dementia-friendly campaigns: Simplified Stories & I'm still here
  • PO4.8. Sonja Steinbock (Germany): “With head, heart and hand” Intergenerational project on supportive meeting between people with dementia and children
  • PO4.10. Ian Sherriff (United Kingdom): “We can’t change the person with dementia but we can change the environment they live in”
  • PO4.11. Daniela Fernandez Gomora (United Kingdom): "Young people, they just get it!" Working across generations to act on dementia
  • PO4.12. Lene Moestrup (Denmark): Working together in creating and maintaining a familiar and meaningful everyday life in a Danish Dementia Village
  • PO4.13. Anne-Marie Bruijs (Netherlands): Empowerment of people with dementia online
  • PO4.14. Karina Ross (United Kingdom): How a dementia friendly circle of support works for its rural dementia families
  • PO4.15. Lucía Ruanova (Spain): Umbrella Net Program
  • PO4.16. Bie Hinnekint (Belgium): CasAperta, music and arts café by people with dementia and their carers
  • PO4.19a. Vivienne Francis (United Kingdom): Challenging sectors and championing the rights of people with dementia
  • PO4.19b. Vivienne Francis (United Kingdom): Brand, marketing and rights: ‘Uniting against dementia’ a movement for change
  • PO4.20. Eleonora Bertani (Italy): The Seaside Week
  • PO4.21. Verena C. Tatzer (Austria): Aspects of creating an adequate environment and design for a dementia-friendly library: A collaborative project of a higher education institution in Austria
  • PO4.22. Sue Jones (United Kingdom): How does resilience promote dementia carers' wellbeing?
  • PO4.23. Sue Jones (United Kingdom): Identifying resilience in family carers
  • PO4.24. Sissel Karlsson-Haig (Norway): Information about dementia on City of Oslo’s website
  • PO4.25. Sandra Poudevida (Spain): Therapeutic groups for familiar caregivers of people with Alzheimer: From research to training multipliers to expand implementation
  • PO4.26. Catherine Pemble (United Kingdom): Starting revolutions and taming tigers: Navigating thresholds, boundaries and disability with dementia
  • PO4.27. Louise Nygård (Sweden): Dementia or mild cognitive impairment: @ work in progress
  • PO4.29. Maaret Meriläinen (Finland): An instrument for assessing the subjective quality of life of person with a memory disorder (#MemoryMIKE)
  • PO4.31. Kevin Charras (France): Implementation of a Living Lab in a day care centre: Involving people with dementia and their carers
  • PO4.33. Nélida Aguiar (Portugal): Perpetuating memories
  • PO4.34. Patrizia Bruno (Italy): The person beyond dementia
  • PO4.36. Cristian Leorin (Italy): Driving eHealth education and innovation by involving experts with dementia: A case study
  • PO4.37. Yolanda Barrado-Martín (United Kingdom): What are the views of people living with dementia and their informal carers getting involved in Tai Chi practise?
  • PO4.38. Diana Schack Thoft (Denmark): Improving the communication and relation between people living with dementia and their relatives
  • PO4.40. Gerard Fealy (Ireland): Developing a resilience-enhancing resource for family carers of people with dementia: Lesson learned
  • PO4.42. Sara Laureen Bartels (Netherlands): The comprehensive view: combining self-reports and observations to understand everyday technology use of people with mci and dementia
  • PO4.43. Elisabeth Junglas (France): Meeting without boundaries
  • PO4.44. Lorène Gilly (France): “Living with Alzheimer's or a related disease”
  • PO4.45. Tina Junge (Denmark): Effect of long-term group rehabilitation on physical performance in community-dwelling people with dementia
  • PO4.46. Kim Michael Alberg Sørensen (Denmark): Personal communication books for people with dementia
  • PO4.47. Katie Davis (United Kingdom): Stigma and dementia: Our journey
  • PO4.48. Mario Possenti (Italy): The first experience of a working group of people with dementia for Federazione Alzheimer Italia

10.30-12.00 (MR05) Parallel session on policies and strategies

P25 Global and European collaborations on dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Dan Chisholm (WHO Europe)

  • P25.1. Gillian Barclay (United Kingdom): Act on dementia -  an EU joint action to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers
  • P25.2. Amy Little (United Kingdom): Dementia doesn’t stop: Protecting people with dementia in humanitarian emergencies
  • P25.3. Chris Lynch (United Kingdom): Global dementia action plan; national responses
  • P25.4. Bertrand Fougere (France): General Practitioners-Nurses Cooperation Improves Early Detection of Neurocognitive Disorders in Primary Care
  • P25.5. Annette Bauer (United Kingdom): Challenges of including patient-relevant outcomes in funding decisions for Alzheimer’s disease drugs, and consequences – A health technology assessment perspective
  • P25.6. Leslie Cartz-Piver (France): “Act on Dementia” - A new European educational training on neurocognitive disorders in primary care

10.30-12.00 (MR06) Parallel session on genetics, prevention and treatment

P26 Pharmacological treatment (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairpersons: Pierre Krolak-Salmon (France)

  • P26.1. Afifa Qazi (United Kingdom): Reducing use of Risperidone in care home residents with dementia: Delivering person centred care using
  • P26.2. Kathryn Richardson (United Kingdom): Anticholinergic medication and benzodiazepine use and long-term cognitive decline and dementia
  • P26.3. Tatyana Sarycheva (Finland): Antiepileptic drug use and the risk of stroke among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer’s disease: A matched cohort study
  • P26.4. Paraskevi Zafeiridi (United Kingdom): Early and late onset dementia: A retrospective study assessing differences in drug treatment and outcomes
  • P26.5. Alan McMichael (United Kingdom): Assessing the rate of anticholinergic drug prescriptions for dementia patients in Northern Ireland
  • P26.6. Stina Saunders (United Kingdom): The Electronic Person Specific Outcome Measures (ePSOM) Project for Prodromal Alzheimer’s Dementia

10.30-12.00 (MR07) Parallel session by INTERDEM

P27 Promoting social health in dementia (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairpersons: Rose-Marie Dröes (Netherlands) and Kevin Charras (France)

  • P27.1. Rose-Marie Dröes (Netherlands): Social Health in dementia
  • P27.2. Annelies Van Rijn (Netherlands): Developing Meeting Centers into Meeting Centers 3.0
  • P27.3. Fabrice Gzil (France): Self-management: the view of people with dementia
  • P27.4. Antonio Garcia-Casal (Spain): Technology challenges for improving social participation in older adults with dementia
  • P27.5 Helen Rochford-Brennan (Ireland): Social health from the perspective of a person with dementia 

10.30-12.00 (MR08) Parallel Session by ROADMAP

P28. Real-world data availability across Europe: What data are present, missing and heterogeneity of data collected? (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Carlos Díaz (Spain)

  • P28.1. Glòria Garcia (Spain): Developing the Data Cube
  • P28.2. Johan van der Lei (Netherlands): Challenges to fill in the Data Cube, differences across data sources
  • P28.3. Antje Hottgenroth (Germany): Industry perspective on use and future development
  • P28.4. Anna Ponjoan (Spain): Data source and academic perspective on the Data Cube

10.30-12.00 (MR09) Parallel session on care approaches

P29 Assistive technologies (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Franka Meiland (Netherlands)

  • P29.1. Rob Groot Zwaaftink (Netherlands): Online for support of family caregivers based on evidence based applications
  • P29.2. Dympna Casey (Ireland): “Oh, I’d love one of these {MARIO companion robot} – so if you buy me one I’ll give you the money” (Person with dementia). The impact of a companion robot in combating loneliness in people with dementia. The MARIO project
  • P29.3. Marjolein De Vugt (Netherlands):  Inlife, an online social support intervention for caregivers of people with dementia: An evaluation in a randomised controlled trial
  • P29.4. Gillian Anderson (United Kingdom): The future of dementia care: How Alzheimer Scotland is leading on person centred assistive technologies
  • P29.5. Arlene Astell (United Kingdom): IN-LIFE: A European digital platform for older adults living with dementia
  • P29.6. Theopisti Chrysanthaki and Helen Rostill (United Kingdom): Living safer and longer at home: The TIHM story

10.30-12.00 (MR10) Parallel session on care services

P30 Nursing home care (click here for the abstract and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Øyvind Kerkevold (Norway)

  • P30.1. Gebby Gerritsen (Netherlands): Evaluation of Sociotherapeutic Living Environments for individuals with dementia living in a nursing home
  • P30.2. Brian Crosbie (United Kingdom): Optimising hearing-related communication for care home residents with dementia (ORCHARD): a realist synthesis
  • P30.3. Antonella Pellitta (Italy): A model of integrated care for people with dementia: the experience of a temporary special dementia care unit (t-SDCU) in Modena District
  • P30.4. CANCELLED Laura Booi (Canada): The aching backbone of long term residential care: the narrative of the nurses aide
  • P30.5. Christophe Reintjens (France): Results of an extended dementia care model of intervention to an entire nursing home
  • P30.6. Sverre Bergh (Norway): The course of neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing home residents from admission to 30-month follow-up

10.30-12.00 (MR11) Parallel session on rights and dementia-friendly society

P31 Consent and decision-making (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Maria do Rosário Zincke dos Reis (Portugal)

  • P31.1. Henna Nikumaa (Finland): Supporting legal capacity of people with dementia
  • P31.2. Zümrüt Alpinar Sencan (Germany): Early dementia diagnosis and planning later life: preliminary results of an empirical-ethical study
  • P31.3. Jem Bhatt (United Kingdom): The ‘Who to tell, how and when’ intervention
  • P31.4. Cesar Rodriguez-Castello (United Kingdom): Specialist Dementia Units Improvement Programme: guidance on legal and ethical issues for participating teams
  • P31.5. Katja Karjalainen (Finland): Foreign guardianship decisions: pitfalls of recognition
  • P31.6. Alessandro Bosco (United Kingdom): Agency in dementia care: Systematic review and meta-ethnography.

10.30-12.00 (MR12) Sesión de CEAFA/FAE P32 Plan Nacional de Alzheimer (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentation)

Moderador: Isabel Sánchez Fuenllana (Spain)

  • P32.1. José Antonio López Trigo (España): Apoyo integral sociosanitario
  • P32.2. David Pérez Martínez (España): El paciente con enfermedad de Alzheimer y su cuidador en el ámbito hospitalario

12.15-13.15 (MR09) Special symposium

SS4 Biogen: Getting health systems ready for medical innovation: a new era for Alzheimer’s (click here for the abstract and pdf presentation)

Moderator: Jodi Liu (United States)

With the participation of:

  • Monika Kripp (Austria)
  • Helga Rohra (Germany)
  • Craig Ritchie (United Kingdom)

This special symposium is organised by Biogen

12.15-13.15 (MR10) Special symposium

SS5 Roche: The carer’s voice in national dementia plans (click here for the abstract and pdf presentation)

Moderator: Christin Bexelius (Switzerland)

With the participation of:

  • Tania Dussey-Cavassini (Switzerland)
  • Chris Lynch (United Kingdom)

This special symposium is organised by Roche

12.15-13.15 (MR11) Oral poster presentations OP2 (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Iva Holmerová (Czech Republic)

  • OP2.1. Isabelle Rouch (France): One-year evolution of BPSD in patients hospitalized in Cognitive Behavioral Units: the EVITAL cohort
  • OP2.2. Michele Board (United Kingdom): Evaluating the impact of the virtual reality app "A walk through dementia” on students learning and practice  
  • OP2.3. Yun-Hee Jeon (Australia): An international collaboration to improve dementia research participation and public engagement
  • OP2.4. Daniela Fernandez Gomora (United Kingdom): Global dementia friends network: Uniting against dementia
  • OP2.5. Susanna Buxó (Spain): Social understanding of dementia diagnosis
  • OP2.6. Suzanne Cahill (Ireland): Relational autonomy dignity consent and decision making
  • OP2.7. Sujoy Mukherjee (United Kingdom): Cognition, autonomy & vulnerability – Decision making in dementia, the UK spproach
  • OP2.8. Verena Tatzer (Austria): Older people’s awareness on and experiences with living with dementia in rural communities in Austria
  • OP2.9. Anita Pohjanvuori (Finland): Brain health Champions promoting the prevention of memory-related disease
  • OP2.10. Alenka Virant (Slovenia): Dementia friendly spots – Community support network for persons with dementia and their care partners
  • OP2.11. Katie Davis (United Kingdom): Co-researching with people living with dementia: A co-operative inquiry
  • OP2.12. Rebecca McDonnell (Spain): Involving couples living with dementia in the development of a strengths based approach to service delivery

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-15.30 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Plenary session

PL3 Dementia as a care priority (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands)

  • PL3.1. Meet the researchers of tomorrow: Sébastien Libert (Belgium): Assistive technologies in dementia: Findings of the INDUCT (Interdisciplinary Network for Dementia Using Current Technology) consortium
  • PL3.2. Gail Mountain (United Kingdom): Redefining and measuring meaningful outcomes for people with dementia
  • PL3.3. Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands): Partner in balance: an example of tailored post-diagnostic support
  • PL3.4. Manuel Martín Carrasco (Spain): Reducing the use of antipsychotics in residential and nursing homes
  • PL3.5. Martina Roes (Germany): Fostering and sustaining relationships with people with dementia

15.30-16.00 Coffee break and poster presentations PO3 & PO4

16.00-17.30 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Plenary session

PL4 Dementia as a research priority (click here for the abstracts and pdf presentations)

Chairperson: José Manuel Ribera Casado (Spain)

  • PL4.1. Meet the researchers of tomorrow: Isadora Alves Lopes (Netherlands): The AMYPAD (Amyloid imaging to prevent Alzheimer’s disease) project: Improving our understanding, diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease through the utilisation of ß-amyloid PET imaging
  • PL4.2. María Isabel González Ingelmo (Spain): Importance of social and health care research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • PL4.3. Mercè Boada (Spain): Improving the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease through EU research collaborations
  • PL4.4. Philippe Amouyel (France): Genetics of Alzheimer’s disease, a state-of-play
  • PL4.5. Clive Ballard (United Kingdom): What pharmacological options for the treatment of behavioural symptoms of dementia?

17.30-17.45 (MR09-MR10-MR11) Closing ceremony

  • Welcome to the 29th Alzheimer Europe Conference in The Hague, Netherlands

Closing comments and farewell by:

  • Nohemi Martínez Rodriguez, Vice-President, Fundación Alzheimer España
  • Cheles Cantabrana, Chairperson, CEAFA
  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe



Last Updated: Wednesday 12 December 2018


  • Acknowledgements

    The 28th AE Conference in Barcelona received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020). Alzheimer Europe, CEAFA and Fundación Alzheimer España gratefully acknowledge the support of all conference sponsors.
  • European Union
  • Roche