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Detailed programme and abstracts

The Hague 2019

Detailed programme

Wednesday, 23 October

18.00-18.30 (King Willem Alexander) Opening ceremony

Welcome and introductory comments by

  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Gerjoke Wilmink, Executive Director, Alzheimer Nederland
  • Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Chairperson, INTERDEM
  • Representatives of Dutch authorities and a person with dementia from the Netherlands

18.30-19.00 (King Willem Alexander) Keynote lecture

  • K1. Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands): eHealth as effective support for family carers

19.00-20.30 Welcome reception

Thursday, 24 October

8.30-10.00 (King Willem Alexander) Plenary session PL1 Diagnosis and post-diagnostic support

Chairperson: Gerjoke Wilmink (Netherlands)

  • PL1.1. TBD (Netherlands): The Dutch approach to making dementia a national priority and making the Netherlands a dementia-friendly country
  • PL1.2. Tania Dussey-Cavassini (Switzerland): The impact of a diagnosis of dementia on the family: from denial to political action
  • PL1.3. Wiesje van der Flier (Netherlands): Research leading to better diagnosis and care in memory clinics – findings from the ABIDE project
  • PL1.4. Henry Brodaty (Australia): After the diagnosis… what next? Post-diagnostic support for people with dementia and their families

10.00-10.30 Coffee break and poster presentation PO1 to PO8

10.30-12.00 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P1.Young onset dementia


  • P1.1. TBD

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

10.30-12.00 (Princess Ariane)Parallel session P2. Memory clinics and centres


  • P2.1. Vicky Cartwright (United Kingdom): Setting standards for UK memory services: 10 years of the Memory Services National Accreditation Programme
  • P2.2. Agnetha Fruijtier (Netherlands): ABIDE Delphi study: Information provision in memory clinics
  • P2.3. Laura Cook (United Kingdom):  A regional approach to reducing variation in memory services
  • P2.4. Leonie Visser (Netherlands): Clinicians’ communication with patients receiving an MCI diagnosis: the ABIDE project
  • P2.5. Suzanne Timmons (Ireland): Dementia diagnostic processes and practices in Ireland: A national survey of clinicians who assess people with suspected dementia
  • P2.6. Carrie McAiney (Canada): Implementing dementia memory clinic models in primary care: Experiences from Ontario, Canada

10.30-12.00 (Princess Amalia) Parallel session P3.Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers I


  • P3.1. Orii McDermott (United Kingdom): Needs of young people with dementia: Views and experiences of people with young onset dementia and families
  • P3.2. Frans Verhey (Netherlands): Access to formal care in dementia: the international Actifcare study
  • P3.3. Juanita Hoe (United Kingdom): Caring for relatives with agitation at home:  A qualitative study of positive coping strategies
  • P3.4. Yvonne Koster (Netherlands): Dat ben ik (This is me) – the app conversation starter based on good memories
  • P3.5. Nan Greenwood (United Kingdom): Thinking ahead: Older carers' declining health and fears about the future
  • P3.6. Catherine Quinn (United Kingdom): Caregivers’ beliefs about dementia: Findings from the IDEAL study

10.30-12.00 (Yangtze1) Parallel session P4.Training and education of care professionals: Everything you ever wanted to know about career development

Moderator: Frans Verhey (Netherlands)

With the participation of:

  • Marjolein De Vugt (Netherlands)
  • Ana Diaz (Luxembourg)
  • Rabih Chattat (Italy)
  • Minke Kooistra (Netherlands)

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

10.30-12.00 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P5. Neuronet1


  • P5.1. TBD

This session is organised by Neuronet.

10.30-12.00 (Europa1/Europa2) Parallel session P6. Awareness and policy campaigns


  • P6.1. Daniela Fernandez Gomora (United Kingdom) and Katrine van den Bos (Denmark): Global Dementia Friends Network: taking action and delivering impact at a global level
  • P6.2. Lorène Gilly (France): Delisting of anti-Alzheimer's drugs in France: An exclusive survey of France Alzheimer's and related diseases
  • P6.3. Olivier Constant (Belgium): Forget dementia, remember the person!
  • P6.4. Jeremy Hughes (United Kingdom): Shifting from awareness raising to creating meaningful outcomes for people living with dementia
  • P6.5. Katherine Gray (United Kingdom): Paving the way for more women in dementia research
  • P6.6. Irene Heger (Netherlands): Promoting a brain-healthy lifestyle to reduce dementia risk: results from the MijnBreincoach public health campaign

10.30-12.00 (Oceania) Parallel session P7. Technology


  • P7.1. Marie Poole (United Kingdom): Transforming research into resource: A massive open online course to support carers as dementia progresses
  • P7.2. Laila Øksnebjerg (Denmark): Promoting adoption of assistive technology among people with dementia
  • P7.3. Nicola Cooper (United Kingdom): The digital future of dementia health and care
  • P7.4. Lisa Newton (United Kingdom): Memory service professional practice regarding assistive technology in England
  • P7.5. Helena Launiainen (Finland): An online service for people with memory disease – Case Muistipuisto® (Memory Park)
  • P7.6. Alexandra König (France): The use of artificial intelligence and automatic speech and image analysis for remote cognitive testing

10.30-12.00 (Oceania Foyer) Parallel session P8. Socio-economic aspects of dementia


  • P8.1. James Pearson (United Kingdom): Delivering fair dementia care of people with advanced dementia
  • P8.2. Lizzie Gerrard (United Kingdom): Are workplaces fit for the dementia care needs of the 21st century?
  • P8.3. Maya Ackermann (Switzerland): Cost of dementia in Switzerland
  • P8.4. Filipa Landeiro (United Kingdom): Health-related quality of life in people with pre-dementia or dementia
  • P8.5. Miharu Nakanishi (Japan): The preferred place of care for middle-aged and older adults who had acquired dementia
  • P8.6. Tom Pierse (Ireland): Service priorities for people with dementia in Ireland: a mixed methods study of health care professionals

10.30-12.00 (Asia) Special symposium SS1 Music for the memory

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

12.45-13.45 (King Willem Alexander) Special symposium SS2 EWGPWD

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

12.45-13.45 (Princess Ariane) Special symposium SS3 Data sharing in dementia research

This special symposium is made possible thanks to an educational grant by Gates Ventures.

12.15-13.45 (Princess Amalia) Special symposium SS4 Alzheimer café on hospital care and dementia

This special symposium is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze1) Quick oral presentations QOP1


  • QOP1.1. Rachael Kelley (United Kingdom): Involving families in the hospital care of people living with dementia
  • QOP1.2. Cesar Rodriguez-Castello (United Kingdom): “DECREASE Framework: a holistic approach to managing Stress and Distress in dementia hospital care”
  • QOP1.3. Susanne van den Buuse (Netherlands): How dementia friendly are Dutch hospitals? Experiences of people with dementia and carers with hospital care
  • QOP1.4. Suzanne Croy (United Kingdom): Living with a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia (FTD): What helps and hinders?
  • QOP1.5. Susanne van den Buuse (Netherlands): Care burden, loneliness and dementia friendly environment: Results of the 2018 Dutch dementia carers monitor
  • QOP1.6. Niamh Hennelly (Ireland): Understanding personhood in formal care: the perspectives and experiences of people with dementia, family carers and health care professionals
  • QOP1.7. Sarah Janus (Netherlands): Including informal caregivers in decision making regarding the treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia
  • QOP1.8. Arenda Mank (Netherlands): ADDITION: Patient-relevant endpoints in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • QOP1.9. Adele Doherty (United Kingdom): Dementia Experience Toolkit: Measuring experience of people with dementia
  • QOP.1.10. Laura Reid (Ireland): Carer Resilience

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze2) Quick oral presentations QOP2


  • QOP2.1. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): The development of a dementia education workshop specifically for the prison setting
  • QOP2.2. Irene Hartigan (Ireland): A realistic evaluation of Irish national dementia strategy implementation programme
  • QOP2.3. Clodagh Whelan (Ireland): Citizen Science - The Irish Dementia Working Group investigate travel
  • QOP2.4. Dennis van de Veen (Netherlands): Terminology and prevalence of young people with dementia: results from the PRECODE-study
  • QOP2.5. Cathal Blake (Ireland): A qualitative investigation into family care givers experiences of living with/caring for a person with young onset dementia
  • QOP2.6. Arlene Astell (Canada): MCI@work: Is there a role for technology in MCI or dementia in the workplace?
  • QOP2.7. Annemiek Bielderman (Netherlands): An empowerment intervention for people with young-onset dementia: The SPANkracht study
  • QOP2.8. Stevie Hendriks (Netherlands): The prevalence and incidence of young onset dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • QOP2.9. Gaël Vermeersch (Belgium): Care circles surrounding the patient with young-onset dementia: A multisectoral, holistic approach in order to improve the patients’ quality of life
  • QOP2.10. Adeline Rollin (France): Specificities of early onset Alzheimer’s disease

14.00-15.30 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P9. Social innovation


  • P9.1. TBD

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

14.00-15.30 (Princess Ariane) Parallel session P10. Post-diagnostic support


  • P10.1. Maria Pierce (Ireland): Evaluation of a national post-diagnostic support programme for people with dementia and carers in Ireland
  • P10.2. Monika Kripp (Austria): Peer counselling for early stages dementia
  • P10.3. Ágnes Egervári (Hungary): INDA© PROGRAM How to involve different communities and professionals into the INDA activities?
  • P10.4. Alison Wheatley (United Kingdom): Post diagnostic support in the UK: Fragmentation and fragility
  • P10.5. Helen Foster (United Kingdom): Dementia connect
  • P10.6. Jane Robertson (United Kingdom): “It gets you out”: Using social health to evaluate a dementia friendly walking group programme

14.00-15.30 (Princess Amalia) Parallel session P11. Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers II


  • P11.1. Kay De Vries (United Kingdom): Advance care planning for people with dementia: Ordinary everyday conversations
  • P11.2. Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands): Ehealth Interventions for Family Caregivers of people with young onset dementia
  • P11.3. Siren Erikisen (Norway): Coping resources and strategies among people with dementia: A systematic meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
  • P11.4. Charlotte van Corven (Netherlands): Empowering elderly people with dementia: A qualitative study
  • P11.5. Anne Marie Mork Rokstad (Norway): The needs of people with dementia as experienced by health care providers
  • P11.6. Yvette Vermeer (United Kingdom): People living with dementia and family members in online discussion of their needs from surveillance technology

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze1) Parallel session P12. Care and services


  • P12.1. TBD

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P13. Neuronet


  • P13.1. TBD

This session is organised by Neuronet.

14.00-15.30 (Europa1/Europa2) Parallel session P14. (Inter)National dementia strategies


  • P14.1. Facia Marta Gamez (Switzerland): National Dementia Strategy 2014-2019 from Switzerland – Findings from 6 years of implementation
  • P14.2. Birgitta Martensson (United Kingdom): From plan to impact: National plan responses to the WHO Global action plan on dementia
  • P14.3. Sabine Schrank (Austria): Measures to implement the Austrian Dementia Strategy “Living well with dementia”
  • P14.4. Carola Döpp (Netherlands): Developing a Dutch Dementia Care Registry to stimulate the improvement of dementia care – progress & lessons learned
  • P14.5. Hana Marie Brouliková (Czech Republic): Development of the Czech National Action Plan for Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses
  • P14.6. Herlinde Dely (Belgium): The Flemish reference framework for quality of life, housing and care for people with dementia

14.00-15.30 (Oceania) Parallel session P15. Risk factors and dementia


  • P15.1. Jan Steyaert (Belgium): SaniMemorix: A public health awareness campaign to promote a brain-healthy lifestyle
  • P15.2. Helen Brock (United Kingdom): Dementia risk reduction and the NHS Health Check
  • P15.3. Eléonore Bayen (France): MyBrainRobbie, a new initiative to help promote brain health in school-age children
  • P15.4. Isabelle van der Velpen (Netherlands): Social health and structural brain changes in older adults
  • P15.5. Hyun Young (Hailey) Park (Netherlands): Self-reported sleep quality as a risk factor for cognitive decline: The Maastricht Ageing Study (MAAS)
  • P15.6. Kay Deckers (Netherlands): Quantifying an individual’s potential for dementia prevention: validation and implementation of the “LIfestyle for BRAin health” (LIBRA) score

14.00-15.30 (Oceania Foyer) Parallel session P16. Psychosocial interventions I


  • P16.1. Hein van Hout (Netherlands): Which type of case management best meets the needs of persons with dementia: The COMPAS study
  • P16.2. Joeke van Santen (Netherlands): Exergaming for people with dementia in day care centers: results of a randomized controlled trial
  • P16.3. Anna Pendergrass (Germany): Perspectives of non-drug-therapies in dementia – results of the multicomponent MAKS - intervention
  • P16.4. Siobhan Reilly (United Kingdom): What is important to people with dementia living at home? A core outcome set for community interventions
  • P16.5. Alys Griffiths (United Kingdom): Barriers and facilitators to implementing Dementia Care Mapping™ in care homes: results from the EPIC trial
  • P16.6. Sara Laureen Bartels (Netherlands): Change in daily behaviour in carers of people with dementia: Mechanisms in an experience sampling intervention

15.30-16.00 Coffee break and poster presentations PO1 to PO8

16.00-17.30 (King Willem Alexander) Plenary session PL2. Technology and e-health

Chairperson: Charles Scerri (Malta)

  • PL2.1. Wijnand IJsselstein (Netherlands): Warm technology and co-design with people with dementia
  • PL2.2. Dag Aarsland (Norway): What role for “wearables” in the detection of people at risk of dementia and in monitoring disease progression
  • PL2.3. Marco Blom (Netherlands): Identifying the needs and views of carers of people with dementia: The online platform of Alzheimer Nederland
  • PL2.4. Emma Ferguson-Coleman (United Kingdom): Navigating everyday challenges of life-story work with Deaf sign language users with dementia

17.45-19.15 (King Willem Alexander) Special Symposium SS5 Joint Action on Dementia


  • SS3.1. TBD

Friday, 25 October

8.30-10.00 (King Willem Alexander)  Plenary session PL3. Making our societies more dementia-inclusive

Chairperson: Jim Pearson (Scotland, UK)

  • PL3.1. Bernd Heise (Germany): My expectations from dementia-inclusive communities
  • PL3.2. Mohammed Akhlaf Rauf (United Kingdom): Intercultural care and support for people with dementia from ethnic minority groups
  • PL3.3. Julie Meerveld (Netherlands): The Dutch National Programme for a dementia-inclusive society – a collaboration involving national and local authorities, associations and companies
  • PL3.4. Elina Suzuki (OECD): Comparing dementia care and dementia-friendly initiatives across OECD countries

10.00-10.30 Coffee break and poster presentations PO9 to PO20

10.30-12.00 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P17. Technology and e-health


  • P17.1. TBD

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

10.30-12.00 (Princess Ariane) Parallel session P18. Inclusion of people with dementia


  • P18.1. Kate Swaffer (Australia): The many voices of dementia advocacy
  • P18.2. Erlen Bruls (Netherlands): A toolkit to support and inspire researchers to collaborate more with people with dementia/ carers
  • P18.3. Laura O’Philbin (Ireland): Experiences, challenges and opportunities for involving people with dementia and caregivers in Irish research
  • P18.4. Adele Doherty (United Kingdom): Creating organisational change to involve Dementia Voice
  • P18.5. Jan Van Gils (Belgium): Turning Ambition into Practice – Launch of the first-ever ‘Flemish Working Group of People with Dementia’ in Belgium
  • P18.6. Päivi Niinistö-Mäkinen (Finland): Dementia friendly taxi journeys in rural areas in South Ostrobothnia, Finland

10.30-12.00 (Princess Amalia) Parallel session P19 Young onset dementia


  • P19.1. Clodagh Whelan, Helen Rochford Brennan, Kathy Ryan and Kevin Quaid (Ireland): “You look well” … Living life with the invisible disability of early onset dementia
  • P19.2. Jeroen Bruinsma (Netherlands): Living with frontotemporal dementia: “you can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf”
  • P19.3. Vasileios Stamou and Mary O’Malley (United Kingdom): The ANGELA Project: Evidence-based guidelines for diagnosis & post-diagnostic support in young onset dementia
  • P19.4. Romy van Rickstal (Netherlands): Differences in advance care planning in young-onset dementia: A qualitative study with Belgian and American family caregivers
  • P19.5. Raymond Koopmans (Netherlands): Focussing in people with behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia: an innovative approach.
  • P19.6. Janine Diehl-Schmid (Germany): Differences of palliative care in patients with advanced young and late onset dementia - a focus on psychotropic drug therapy

10.30-12.00 (Yangtze1) Parallel session P20. Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers

Chairperson:Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands)

  • Introduction by Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands): Social health and self-management
  • P20.1. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (Netherlands): Social health in epidemiological dementia research
  • P20.2. Karin Wolf-Ostermann (Germany): Are their typical dyads of persons with dementia and their informal caregivers and what do we know about differences in observed quality of life and social participation? – Results from the German PfADe-Study
  • P20.3. Gail Mountain (United Kingdom): Results of the Journeying through Dementia Randomised controlled trial
  • P20.4. Emma Wolverson (United Kingdom): Exploring how people with dementia and carers engage with

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

10.30-12.00 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P21. Neuronet


  • P21.1. TBD

This session is organised by Neuronet.

10.30-12.00 (Europa1/Europa2) Parallel session P22. Acute and hospital care


  • P22.1. Chris Fox (United Kingdom): Peri-operative enhanced recovery hip FracturE Care of paTiEnts with Dementia (PERFECTED)-cluster randomised control trial results
  • P22.2. Rachael Kelley (United Kingdom): The care and support needs of people living with dementia and cancer
  • P22.3. David Reeves (United Kingdom): Are hospital outcomes worse for people living with dementia? An analysis of hospital episode statistics
  • P22.4. Anders Møller Jensen (Denmark): Acute hospital care experiences of patients with Alzheimer’s disease
  • P22.5. Annette Keuning (Netherlands): The experiences of nurses in the care for hospitalized people with dementia
  • P22.6. Faraz Ahmed (United Kingdom): The relationship between dementia training, knowledge, attitudes, staff-strain and culture in hospital staff

10.30-12.00 (Oceania) Parallel session P23. Home and residential care I


  • P23.1. Laura Cole (United Kingdom): Optimal Time study: Investigating whether there is an optimal time for a person with dementia to move to a care home
  • P23.2. Jonas Hylla (Germany): Multicomponent non-pharmacological interventions for sleep disturbances in people with dementia –systematic review of intervention components
  • P23.3. Lieve van den Block (Belgium): Effectiveness of a palliative care programme for nursing home residents with and without dementia in seven countries: the PACE cluster-randomised controlled trial
  • P23.4. Rose Miranda (Belgium): Palliative care for people with dementia living at home: a systematic review of interventions
  • P23.5. Karlijn J. Joling (Netherlands): Time from diagnosis to institutionalization and death in people with dementia. Results from the BESIDE project
  • P23.6. Johanna M. Huijg and Marijke van Haeften – van Dijk (Netherlands): Enjoying Life: a narrative approach to long-term psychogeriatric care

10.30-12.00 (Oceania Foyer) Parallel session P24. Psychosocial interventions II


  • P24.1. Marleen Prins (Netherlands): Psychosocial support for people with dementia with changing behavior and their carers living in the community
  • P24.2. Hanneke Smaling (Netherlands): The Effects of the Namaste Care Family Program on Caregiving Experiences of Caregivers of People with Dementia
  • P24.3. Charlotte Stoner (United Kingdom): How to implement evidence-based therapies for people with dementia in low- and middle-income countries: The case of cognitive stimulation therapy and Brazil, India and Tanzania (CST-International)
  • P24.4. Connor Buffel (Canada): Co-creation of a web-based interactive educational tool for family caregivers of people with dementia
  • P24.5. Monique Lexis (Netherlands): CRDL – interactive technology to elicit engagement in elderly people with dementia
  • P24.6. Joanne Brooke (United Kingdom): Prison initiatives to support older prisoners and those with dementia: the prisoner’s lived experience

12.45-13.45 (Princess Ariane) Special symposium SS6. Clinical Trials in AD

This special symposium is made possible thanks to an educational grant by Janssen.

12.15-13.45 (Princess Amalia) Special symposium SS7. Innovations in dementia care in the Netherlands

This special symposium is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze1) Quick oral presentations QOP3


  • QOP3.1. Ian Davies-Abbott (United Kingdom): Using Appreciative Inquiry with people with dementia to discover positivity and influence the future
  • QOP3.2. Louise Hopper (Ireland): The Irish Actifcare Cohort at 42 months: Evidence for continued unmet need and transition to long-term care
  • QOP3.3.
  • QOP3.4. Zena Aldridge (United Kingdom): ABC Model: A tiered, integrated pathway approach to peri and post diagnostic support for families living with dementia
  • QOP3.5. Lorène Gilly (France): Living with Alzheimer's or a related disease
  • QOP3.6. Benjamin Talbi (France): Home-based occupational therapy services in France: Findings of a national survey
  • QOP3.7. Hanneke Rhodius-Meester (Netherlands): Clinical decision making in additional CSF testing for diagnosis in neurodegenerative diseases; which patient to test?
  • QOP3.8. Ingrid Hellstrom (Sweden): Division of household labour: Couples living with dementia
  • QOP3.9. Margret Gudnadottir (Iceland): Living with dementia at home: A private or public matter?
  • QOP3.10. Maud Graff (Netherlands): Interdisciplinary guidelines for communication, assessment and interventions to prevention and diminish caregiver burden

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze2) Quick oral presentations QOP4


  • QOP4.1. Kristine Harstad (Norway): No research about us without us - Involvement of persons with dementia in assessment of research proposals
  • QOP4.2. Sarah Noone (United Kingdom): "We organised a whole project!": Cultivating meaningful involvement through community gardening
  • QOP4.3. Stepanie Daley (United Kingdom): Time for dementia - Involving people with dementia and their carers in undergraduate education
  • QOP4.4. Katherine Turner (United Kingdom): Air travel for people with dementia: working together to identify barriers and facilitators to participation
  • QOP4.5. Dy Suharya (United Kingdom): Forgotten in a crisis: Addressing dementia in humanitarian response
  • QOP4.6. Janneke van Oirschot (Netherlands): Supported decision-making with people with dementia in the U.S.A.: a multi-stakeholder research exploring opportunities and challenges
  • QOP4.7. Noel Borg (Malta): Moral reasoning in dementia care: The ethical challenges of long term care
  • QOP4.8. Elleke Landeweer (Netherlands): Moral case deliberations in nursing homes: Which moral dilemmas are currently at stake?
  • QOP4.9. Hannah Christie (Netherlands): Municipality views on implementing eHealth Interventions to support caregivers of people with dementia
  • QOP4.10 Arlene Astell (Canada): DataDay: self-management app for people with MCI or dementia

14.00-15.30 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P25. Patient involvement in research and policy


  • P25.1. TBD

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

14.00-15.30 (Princess Ariane) Parallel session P26. Connecting with minority groups


  • P26.1. Franziska Perek (Germany): Providing culture-sensitive care for elderly LGBT with dementia
  • P26.2. Karen Watchman (United Kingdom): Intellectual disability and dementia – effects of the implementation of non-pharmacological interventions
  • P26.3. Daniela Fernandez Gomora (United Kingdom): People affected by dementia who have a faith, should be supported to practice it
  • P26.4. Justine McGovern (USA): Dementia Friendly Bronx: Extending a European care model to aging minority residents living with dementia of New York City
  • P26.5. Saloua Berdai Chaouni (Belgium): Importance of religion in dementia experience of and dementia care for older migrants in Belgium
  • P26.6. Hadas Bar El Fremder (Israel): Dementia in Bedouin society in Southern Israel – raising awareness and developing services

14.00-15.30 (Princess Amalia) Parallel session P27. Meaningful day-time activities and respite


  • P27.1. Tanja Louise Ibsen (Norway): People with dementia attending farm-based day care in Norway - Individual and farm characteristics associated with the participants’ quality of life
  • P27.2. Lina Harvold Ellingsen-Dalskau (Norway): Farm based day care services for people with dementia – an observational study
  • P27.3. Emma O’Shea (Ireland): Multiple stakeholders’ perspectives on respite service access for people with dementia and their carers
  • P27.4. Bjørnar Finnanger Garshol (Norway): Physical activity in day care services for people with dementia
  • P27.5. Rose-Marie Droes (Netherlands): Demonstrated added value of the individualized meeting centres support programme
  • P27.6. Gemma KC Law (Hong Kong SAR): Are community day care centers for the elderly ready for the provision of support services to persons with cognitive impairment and their family caregivers in Hong Kong?

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze1) Parallel session P28. Technology: Best practice guidance on human interaction with technology in dementia

Moderator:Frans Verhey (Netherlands)

With the participation of:

  • Martin Orrell (United Kingdom)
  • Rose-Marie Droes (Netherlands)

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P29. Neuronet


  • P29.1. TBD

This session is organised by Neuronet.

14.00-15.30 (Europa1/Europa2) Parallel session P30. Legal and ethical issues


  • P30.1. Kees Blankman (Netherlands): Tailoring legislation and legal instruments to the needs of people with dementia
  • P30.2. Rieneke Stelma-Roorda (Netherlands): Living wills – best practices from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK
  • P30.3. Katja Karjalainen (Finland): Private mandates in case of diminished capacity to act: Right to free movement?
  • P30.4. Marthe Smedinga (Netherlands): Having Alzheimer's without symptoms? Conflicting meanings of the disease in research and in the public debate
  • P30.5. Paula Távora Vítor (Portugal): In search of the promised autonomy – an analysis of the new Portuguese legal framework of persons with diminished capacity through the lenses of article 12 of the UNCPRD
  • P30.6. Alex McKeown (United Kingdom): Ethical issues in prevention and early intervention for alzheimer's disease

14.00-15.30 (Oceania) Parallel session P31. Home and residential care II


  • P31.1. Michelle Miller (United Kingdom): Care co-ordination in the community for people with dementia in Midlothian: An appreciative inquiry into the critical success factors
  • P31.2. Niamh Hennelly (Ireland): The experiences and perceptions of personhood for people with dementia in formal care: A qualitative evidence synthesis
  • P31.3. Evelien Wolf (Netherlands): Daily physical activity level as a predictor of general cognition, depressive symptoms, and quality of life in institutionalised persons with dementia
  • P31.4. John M. Hudson (United Kingdom): The cognitive daisy: A tool for informing care related decisions and increasing dementia care competence
  • P31.5. Laura Booi (Ireland): The aching backbone: The narrative of the nurses aide in long-term care
  • P31.6. Evi Zafeiridi (United Kingdom): Living alone with dementia: related use of drugs

14.00-15.30 (Oceania Foyer) Parallel session P32. Training and education of care professionals


  • P32.1. Jill Goldman (USA): The impact of a dementia service learning project designed for pre-medical students: A friend for Rachel
  • P32.2. Marc Buchanan (United Kingdom): Training and education of care professionals: Dementia champions
  • P32.3. Stephanie Daley (United Kingdom): Time for dementia - a new way of seeing dementia education
  • P32.4. Dorien Oostra (Netherlands): Maturity of integrated care in primary dementia care networks over time; pitfalls and success factors
  • P32.5. Anthony Scerri (Malta): Learning about dementia care by staff working in acute medical wards: A mixed methods study
  • P32.6. Hazel Morbey (United Kingdom): Leading and Learning: insights from multiple hospital case study research on staff dementia training

15.30-16.00 Coffee break and poster presentations PO9 to PO20

16.00-17.00 (King Willem Alexander) Plenary session PL4. How can research lead to better prevention?

Moderator:Marco Blom (Netherlands)

  • PL4.1. Carol Brayne (United Kingdom): Recent epidemiological studies and decreasing incidence of dementia: Cause for optimism?
  • PL4.2. Meike Vernooij (Netherlands): The role of imaging in epidemiological studies : findings of the Rotterdam Scan Study
  • PL4.3. Sebastian Kohler (Netherlands): Prevention of dementia: Time to act

17.00-17.20 (King Willem Alexander) Keynote lecture K2

  • K2. Debby Gerritsen (Netherlands): Empowerment and wellbeing among people with dementia

17.20-17.30 (King Willem Alexander) Closing ceremony

Closing comments and farewell by:

  • Gerjoke Wilmink, Executive Director, Alzheimer Nederland
  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Welcome to the 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Bucharest, Romania

Poster presentations

Thursday, 24 October

PO1.Acute and hospital care

  • PO1.1 Catalina Tudose (Romania): Hospitalization of dementia patients – a descriptive study on a Romanian sample
  • PO1.2. Alessandro Bosco (United Kingdom): Reacting to mental health crises in dementia: Narrative inquiry and quantum cognition for dyadic coping
  • PO1.3. Francesca Neviani (Italy): Dementia friendly hospital: a model of care in geriatric ward
  • PO1.4. Stephen Lithgow (United Kingdom): Reducing stress and distress in specialist dementia units using evidence-based approaches
  • PO1.5. Nai-Yu Lin (China): A diversified approach to promote person with dementia participate shared decision making
  • PO1.6. Nai-Yu Lin (China): Using the quality control circle method to promote the shared decision making of the person with dementia in the choice of eating option
  • PO1.7. Cih Li Wei (China)A study on hospitalized person with dementia and their family’s experience of participating in support group
  • PO1.8. Marjeta Gomboc (Slovenia): The influence of regular physiotherapy treatment on the functionality of patients admitted to the unit for gerontopsychiatry at the University Psychiatric Clinic Ljubljana
  • PO1.9. Samantha Dequanter (Belgium): A systematic review of quality indicators for ambulatory dementia care

PO2. Home and residential care

  • PO2.1. Ana Rita Ferreira (Portugal): Depressive symptoms among the oldest-old in Portuguese nursing homes: unravelling the role of unmet needs
  • PO2.2. Wendy van der Geugten (Netherlands): "Advanced dementia: upholding dignity in undignified lives"
  • PO2.3. Kevin Brazil (United Kingdom): Implementing the Family Carer Decision Support (FCDS) Intervention to Improve end of life care in care homes: Planning a transnational effectiveness-implementation study
  • PO2.4. Kevin Charras (France): Designing gardens for people with dementia: conception and application of an evidence-based conceptual frame
  • PO2.5. Jodie Brown (United Kingdom): Are Intermediate care bedded units dementia friendly? Sharing best practise across Sheffield care homes
  • PO2.6. Rose Miranda (Belgium): Sentinel events and quality of dying of nursing home residents with different status of dementia
  • PO2.7. Lesley-Ann Wylie (United Kingdom): A queens nurse journey - developing Namaste care in practice
  • PO2.8. Maria Pia Cozzari (Italy): An innovated approach in the treatment of patients at the onset of Alzheimer’s disease:  multi-specialist domiciliary service
  • PO2.9. Corina Bosma (Netherlands): Problem behaviour in people with dementia from minority ethnic groups
  • PO2.10. Zena Aldridge (United Kingdom): Decision-making of nursing home staff when a person with advanced dementia 'unexpectedly' deteriorates
  • PO2.11. Sara Almeida (Portugal): Respiratory function and upper limb functional ability in people with dementia: a shout for attention
  • PO2.12. Sara Almeida (Portugal): Relationship between upper limb functional ability and respiratory function in people with dementia
  • PO2.13. Sara Almeida (Portugal): Lifestyle Integrated Functional Exercise for people with dementia - LiFE4D: pilot study
  • PO2.14. Sara Almeida (Portugal): Home-based physical activity for people with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • PO2.15. Caterina Pacenza (Italy): Between “Badantaggio” and “Sindrome Italia”:  the Optimus Domi experience in the field of care
  • PO2.16. Anne Bleckermann (Germany): Adaption of the “EAT-HC” for German long-term care - First results of content validity and feasibility testing
  • PO2.17. Olin Janssen (Netherlands): Dementia care durations and their determinants. Results from the BESIDE project
  • PO2.18.  Franziska Jagoda (Germany): Relationship between delusions and severe agitation in residents with dementia: a cross-lagged panel study
  • PO2.19. Laura Mackey (Ireland): Insights from informal carers regarding the use of technology and connected health for people with dementia
  • PO2.20. Milena von Kutzleben (Germany): Utilization of formal services as a part of the informal care concepts of family caregivers in domestic settings– results from a qualitative hermeneutic study and implications for dementia care
  • PO2.21. Carolien Smits (Netherlands): Experiences of care staff with daily care of nursing home residents with dementia
  • PO2.22. Thea Debono (Malta): The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) on the behaviour of older persons living with dementia within a Maltese Long Term Care (LTC) facility
  • PO2.23. Josine Engels (Netherlands): The 'Haven' - the 5 pillars of success of a specialised residential care department
  • PO2.24. Matilda McCrimmon (United Kingdom): Improving communication -Improving care
  • PO2.25. Kari-Anne Hoel (Norway): Staff’s perspectives on the organization of home care service to persons with dementia in Norway – A qualitative study
  • PO2.26. Cathrine Hjorth Hansen (Denmark): Exploring dementia care in a private nursing home for people with advanced dementia. An ethnographic study
  • PO2.27. Sascha Saßen (Germany):  The use of interactive therapy methods in home and residential care
  • PO2.28. Sascha Saßen (Germany):  Positive Care
  • PO2.29. Nikolas Dietzel (Germany): Conceptual design and aims of the “Digital Dementia Registry Bavaria” (digiDEM Bayern)
  • PO2.30. Till Slawik (Germany): Palliative care of people with advanced dementia who are cared for at home and in long term care
  • PO2.31. Luisa Krein (Australia): Silence is not golden: Support needs of people with dementia who have communication difficulties. Validation of the Communication Support-Needs Assessment Tool (CoSNAT-D)

PO3. Memory clinics and centres

  • PO3.1. Lize Jiskoot (United Kingdom): A modified Neuropsychiatric Inventory (mNPI) for the assessment of symptoms in FTD
  • PO3.2. Juan Carlos Rodriguez Bernardez (Spain): Public network of day centers specialized in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative dementias
  • PO3.3. Angélique Gruters (Netherlands): Development of an interactive visualization tool of neuropsychological test results.
  • PO3.4. Angélique Gruters (Netherlands): Experience with neuropsychological assessment and diagnostic disclosure in memory clinic visitors and their family members: A qualitative study
  • PO3.5. Leena Reddy and Shani McCoy (United Kingdom): Is an individually designed memory aids intervention more beneficial than commonly available advice? (DESCANT)
  • PO3.6. Leena Reddy (United Kingdom): Bridging the diagnosis gap in Young Onset Dementia for improved diagnostic coding, service planning and commissioning
  • PO3.7. Shao-Ping Lin (China): Establish rapid ways for dementia diagnosis and increase the accuracy of diagnosis
  • PO3.8. Shao-Ping Lin (China): Taipei City Hospital integrated dementia care centre care model
  • PO3.9. Willem Eikelboom (Netherlands): The under recognition of neuropsychiatric symptoms in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease at the memory clinic
  • PO3.10. Willem Eikelboom and Christian Bakker (Netherlands): Detection and management of neuropsychiatric symptoms in different dementia care settings in the Netherlands
  • PO3.11. Andreas Zachariadis (Greece): The “KARELLEION” integrated Alzheimer’s and related disorders unit: Structure, functions and goals

PO4. Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their family caregivers

  • PO4.1. Irene Hartigan (Ireland): Lonely or not? How do we really know?
  • PO4.2. Annelien van Dael (Belgium): Advance care planning for people with dementia. A review of reviews on effectiveness, experiences, perceptions and views
  • PO4.3. Tarja Välimäki (Finland): Diverse longitudinal trajectories of depressive symptoms on family caregivers of persons with Alzheimer disease
  • PO4.4. Christine Schön (Germany): Der Demenz-Podcast. A podcast series for relatives of people with dementia
  • PO4.5. Hui-Ya Lin (China): Establish a universal health care network of people with dementia and their family caregivers in Taipei city
  • PO4.6. Hui-Ya Lin (China): Respite care for people with dementia in Taipei city
  • PO4.7. Kenny Chui Chi Man (Hong Kong): "Who would be selected as the main caregiver?" - A paradigm shift of caregiver support services on dementia care in the Chinese Society
  • PO4.8. Iris Hochgraeber (Germany): Stability of home-based dementia care: A conceptual model in the context of the German health care system
  • PO4.9. Gillian Councill (United Kingdom): The Tipi Project: connecting people to nature
  • PO4.10. Cindy Vanwelckenhuijzen (Belgium): More than 60 Family Support Groups in Flanders help increase coping capacity of caregivers!
  • PO4.11. Diana Schack Thoft (Denmark): Developing a dementia tracking solution in collaboration with people with dementia and the family caregivers
  • PO4.12. Hanneke Smaling (Netherlands): Assessing positive caregiving experiences in dementia: a comparison of properties of the PES, PAC, and GAIN
  • PO4.13. Chien-Liang Liu (China): Effects of group visits to advance care planning (ACP) in people with cognitive impairment and their families
  • PO4.14. Henriette Thoonen (Netherlands Antiles): The importance of the "triangle of care" and music in the dementia care on Curacao
  • PO4.15. Trine Holt Clemmensen (Denmark): Identifying informal caregivers needs for support when caring for a person with dementia
  • PO4.16. Julieta Camino (United Kingdom): Discrepancy between performance and ability to perform tasks in people with dementia:  Does family carer management style influence this discrepancy?
  • PO4.17. Simona Krakovská (Slovakia): Life with dementia in Slovakia
  • PO4.18. Vladimíra Dostálová (Slovakia): Needs of vulnerable older patients receiving healthcare in hospital and at home with a focus on persons with dementia
  • PO4.19. Maria Quintana (Spain): What functions of mobile health management application for people living with dementia are used most depending on the cognitive level?
  • PO4.20. Alys Griffiths (United Kingdom): Lessons learned from improving the quality of involvement: a case study of the EPIC trial
  • PO4.21. Ingrid Hellström (Sweden): Developing a Kundalini yoga intervention with and for couples living with dementia
  • PO4.22. Margarida Sobral (Portugal): Psychoeducational program for informal caregivers: an experience in a psychogeriatric service
  • PO4.23. Margarida Sobral (Portugal): Virtual reality and dementia (1998-2018): a systematic comparison between web of science and scopus
  • PO4.24. Kevin Deegan (Ireland): The challenges of recruiting family carers of people with dementia to workshops – experiences from Ireland
  • PO4.25. Yvonne Koster (Netherlands): Strategy insights of the online platform to support caregivers and people dealing with dementia
  • PO4.26. Huang Ya Hui (China): Care strategies for nutritional care of dementia cases in hospital
  • PO4.27. Tsui-Tao Liu (China): The viewpoints and demand expectation of severe dementia patients' main caregivers about discharge planning
  • PO4.28. Meng-Zhu Shen (China): Caregivers’ burden of people living with dementia: community-based dementia service in Taiwan
  • PO4.29. Margarida Sobral (Portugal): Project "Living better in a world of stimuli - Virtual Reality and Snoezelen as therapeutic tools"
  • PO4.30. Shu-Min Yu (China): The activity design of dementia ward
  • PO4.31. Lydia Neubert (Germany): Finding the balance between caregiving in dementia, family and employment: First results of a mixed methods study in Northern Germany
  • PO4.32. Amandine Mayelle (France): Clustering of awareness profiles in people with Alzheimer’s disease
  • PO4.33. Marieke Fleischhaker (Germany): Palliative care of people with advanced frontotemporal and Alzheimer's dementia
  • PO4.34. Milena Contreras (United Kingdom): Factors affecting the quality of life of family carers of people with dementia: a meta-analysis
  • PO4.35. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): Counseling for relatives and carers of people with dementia

PO5. Palliative care approaches

  • PO5.1. Bahar Azizi (Netherlands): Effects of advance care planning and use of technology at the end of life for persons with dementia and their caregivers: trial design
  • PO5.2. Siobhan Fox (Ireland): Research in Dementia Palliative Care: “What Evidence Exists to Support the Components of a Model for Dementia Palliative Care?”
  • PO5.3. Chih-Yu Lo (China): Evidence-based counseling for neurocognitive disorder advance care planning
  • PO5.4. Karen Harrison Dening (United Kingdom): Recognising the needs of older, frail, spousal carers
  • PO5.5. Hilary Provan (United Kingdom): Living and dying well: Identification and co-ordination approaches for people living in care homes

PO6. Post-diagnostic support

  • PO6.1. Arnaldina Sampaio (Portugal): Exercise intervention in institutionalized older adults with Alzheimer Disease to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms: effects on caregivers’ distress
  • PO6.2. Zeudi Marini (Italy): Community based centres for supporting hedonic and eudaimonic well-being of people living with dementia and their care partners
  • PO6.3. Henry Brodaty (Australia): Codesigning dementia diagnosis and post-diagnostic care (COGNISANCE)
  • PO6.4. Alison McKean (United Kingdom): Home based memory rehabilitation in dementia – update on occupational therapy improvement project in Scotland
  • PO6.5. Vanesa Miguens (Spain): Evaluation of a service of optimization of pharmacotherapy in a specialized care centre for people with Alzheimer’s disease

PO7. Psychosocial interventions

  • PO7.1. Jean-Bernard Mabire (France): Tai Chi and body schema, balance and attention of people with dementia: a comparative study
  • PO7.2. Sarah Kate Smith (United Kingdom): Can live music performances improve well-being for people living with dementia? Evaluating the music, hospitals and care concert club
  • PO7.3. Federica D’Andrea (United Kingdom): Object handling for people with dementia: A scoping review
  • PO7.4. Marianna Tsatali (Greece): The effectiveness of art interventions in emotion recognition and expression among elderly people with MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment)
  • PO7.5. Claudia Groot Kormelinck (Netherlands): Process evaluation of a participatory action research-RCT aimed at reducing inappropriate psychotropic drug use in nursing home residents with dementia by tailored intervention-and implementation plans
  • PO7.6. Josine van der Poel (Netherlands): ‘Thank you for listening to me…’
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  • PO7.8. Victoria Tischler (United Kingdom): Using archive collections: a multi-sensory approach to dementia care
  • PO7.9. Caterina Pacenza (Italy): Experiences, resistances and fears in the use of doll therapy
  • PO7.10. Margit Gausdal Strandenæs (Norway): Facilitation of activities for people with dementia in day care: A qualitative study exploring the experiences of staff
  • PO7.11. Mariëlle Olthof-Nefkens (Netherlands): Impact of a home-based logopaedic intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers: a pilot study
  • PO7.12. Kasper Bormans (Belgium): The impact of virtual memory palaces on well-being with dementia
  • PO7.13. Andrea Fabbo (Italy): The rosemary diary: A useful tool for people with dementia
  • PO7.14. Andrew Harding (United Kingdom): A review of outcome measurement instruments for a dementia core outcome set on community based interventions
  • PO7.15. Gonçalo Barradas (Sweden): Musical emotions in dementia - A psychological perspective
  • PO7.16. Claudia van der Velden (Netherlands): Addressing the needs of people with dementia and family carers directly after diagnosis dementia
  • PO7.17. Tamara Backhouse (United Kingdom): How can we reduce refusals of personal care in dementia? A systematic review
  • PO7.18. Abi Akintola (Netherlands): Can music therapy improve quality of life of persons with dementia? A systematic review
  • PO7.19. Bjørn Lichtwarck (Norway):  Experiences of nursing home staff using a biopsychosocial approach (TIME) for neuropsychiatric symptoms – a qualitative study
  • PO7.20. Maribel Pino (France): Virtual Diogenes: Treatment of hoarding symptoms in older adults with cognitive impairment using virtual reality
  • PO7.21. Lewis Slade (United Kingdom): A Preview of the guide to psychosocial interventions, 2nd edition
  • PO7.22. Anna-Eva Prick (Netherlands): Effects of music therapy on neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with dementia: A randomized controlled trial
  • PO7.23. Vladimíra Dostálová (Czech Republic): Psychosocial interventions in the care of persons with dementia across Europe – the SIDECARE project
  • PO7.24. Li-Lan Kuo (China): Use intervention research method to development oral-language program for people with mild dementia
  • PO7.25. Hsiu-Chen Shih (China): Effectiveness of recreational therapy in dementia care - Taiwan daycare center survey
  • PO7.26. Ting-Yun Chou (China): The model of neuropsychologically-based cognitive rehabilitation group for people with dementia
  • PO7.27. Rob Groot Zwaaftink (Netherlands): Ask the Expert - ask your questions on
  • PO7.28. Britt Appelhof (Netherlands): The management of neuropsychiatric symptoms in young-onset dementia: A cluster randomised controlled trial
  • PO7.29. Yu-Chun Chi (China): Three-level prevention framework based community home psychological services for people with dementia
  • PO7.30. Priscilla Doyle (Ireland): A Protocol for a randomised pilot feasibility trial: To explore the feasibility and acceptability of a comprehensive resilience-building psychosocial intervention (CREST)
  • PO7.31. Reza Nafari (Iran): The effect of multi-sensory stimulation (MSS) on cognitive status of women with Alzheimer’s disease in Abo-ali elderly care center
  • PO7.32. Merle Varik (Estonia): Support groups for informal caregivers of person with dementia in Estonia: The participatory action research
  • PO7.33. Anne Margriet Pot (Netherlands): ‘iSupport’: WHO’s global online training and support program for carers. Part I: Content, implementation and research

PO8. Respite care

  • PO8.1. Claudio Di Lorito (United Kingdom): Public involvement in research: Co-researching with carers of people with dementia in the PrAISED study
  • PO8.2. Emma O’Shea (Ireland): Respite care for people with dementia and their carers: A qualitative study with multiple stakeholders
  • PO8.3. Liv Bjerknes Taranrød (Norway): Self- rated burden of care among next of kin of people with dementia attending a farm- based day care service

Friday, 25 October

PO9. Training and education of care professionals

  • PO9.1. Clair Gamble (United Kingdom): The use of advanced psychometrics in dementia knowledge test design and evaluation
  • PO9.2. Tatjana Cvetko (Slovenia): Dementia aCROsSLO-Improving the quality of life for persons with dementia on cross-border area Slovenia Croatia
  • PO9.3. Giuseppe Benati (Italy): Appropriateness improvement and variability decrease of home enteral nutrition (HEN) in people with advanced dementia in “AUSL Romagna”
  • PO9.4. Sarah Janus (Netherlands): Development of a mobile application to monitor psychotropic drug prescriptions
  • PO9.5. Monika Wilhelmi (Germany): Hands-on Dementia. The interactive way to understand dementia. A method to feel the symptoms of dementia
  • PO9.6. Bethany Hipple Walters (Netherlands): Doing “good” to do well for those with dementia: Developing good practice recommendations and program plans
  • PO9.7. Daniela Holle (Germany): Process evaluation into the response of nursing homes towards the implementation of the case conference concept WELCOME-IdA
  • PO9.8. Charlotte van Teunenbroek (Netherlands): A cluster randomized controlled trial on the effects of tailored intervention- and implementation plans using participatory action research on inappropriate psychotropic drug use in nursing home residents with dementia
  • PO9.9. Charles Scerri (Malta): Dementia knowledge, attitudes and training needs of student and qualified speech-language pathologists: A countrywide study
  • PO9.10. Janice McAlister (United Kingdom): The use of simulation video feedback to improve educational outcomes in dementia training
  • PO9.11. Anita Pohjanvuori (Finland): How can a standardised criteria help develop the quality of life of people with memory-related diseases?
  • PO9.12. Annick van Manen (Netherlands): Developing an intervention to enhance communication between nursing staff and people with dementia in nursing homes
  • PO9.13. Ann Claeys (Belgium): The perception of healthcare providers on cultural-sensitive dementia care
  • PO9.14. Tzu Tien En (China): Establishing “professional-specific” modules and tip cards for dementia training and education
  • PO9.15. Rabih Chattat (Italy): Training in psychosocial care in dementia in European higher education: A mixed-method analysis. The SiDeCar Project
  • PO9.16. Amber Dorey (Ireland): Utilising the VERA framework to improve communication between student nurses and people with dementia
  • PO9.17. Ana Barbosa (United Kingdom): Teaching partners: Involving people with dementia and families in the evaluation of students’ assessment
  • PO9.18. Elaine Hunter (United Kingdom): Allied health professionals transforming their contribution to support people living with dementia
  • PO9.19. Elaine Hunter (United Kingdom): An occupational therapy internship programme supporting a workforce skilled in dementia care
  • PO9.20. Yi Yao Ching (China): Promoting interdisciplinary and interprofessional training to enhance the quality of services and health care
  • PO9.21. Yi Yao Ching (China): How to improve people’s knowledge about dementia
  • PO9.22. Hazel Morbey (United Kingdom): Developing a programme theory for dementia training in hospitals: Facilitators and barriers for implementing
  • PO9.23. Aimée Morris (United Kingdom): For the record: Documenting dementia training in acute hospitals across England and Wales
  • PO9.24. Molly Hebditch (United Kingdom): Student nurses’ preferences for working with people with dementia

PO10. Volunteers and care in the community

  • PO10.1 Aud Johannessen (Norway): Person-centred care in practice: Four perspectives on the support contact service in dementia care – a case study design
  • PO10.2. Willem Richter (Netherlands): The volunteer's customer journey at Alzheimer Nederland
  • PO10.3. Beata Kaczmarek (Poland): Cross-cultural perspective on cognitive functioning and activities of daily livings of elderly in rural Jamaica. Records of a pilot study
  • PO10.4. Rong-Hung Wu (China): Volunteer’s view for participating in outpatient service of quick determination of people with dementia
  • PO10.5. Chun-Yi Yang (China): Constructing A Dementia Friendly Community —The Model of Taipei City Hospital
  • PO10.6. Eleonora Bertani (Italy): Progetto "Il PassaTempo" (the Pastime project): Living in the community

PO11. Awareness and policy campaigns

  • PO11.1. Pedro Machado Dos Santos (Portugal): Dementia knowledge, attitudes and beliefs: A three-year assessment update
  • PO11.2. Alys Griffiths (United Kingdom): Adapting the dementia detectives workshop for Malaysian students
  • PO11.3. Sarah Basha (Belgium): What remains - destigmatizing dementia through art
  • PO11.4. Clelia D’Anastasio (Italy): A cultural and practical approach to fight the stigma of dementia and to promote awareness among young people
  • PO11.5. Victoria Tischler (United Kingdom): Art as public engagement: Using creative artefacts to disseminate research and raise awareness of dementia
  • PO11.6. Mignon Schichel (Netherlands): Senior friendly communities: A five step approach to making municipalities’ health policies more friendly towards people with dementia and depression
  • PO11.7. Alison Warren (United Kingdom): Air travel connections: Creating a hub of collaborators to enhance flight experiences for people with dementia and their companions
  • PO11.8. Amalia Fonk Utomo (Netherlands): Connecting with minority groups (Indonesians in The Netherlands)
  • PO11.9. Amalia Fonk Utomo (Netherlands): Twinning program The Netherlands and Indonesia
  • PO11.10 Laura Dabas (United Kingdom): Let's talk about dementia: ADI's global webinar series on dementia research participation
  • PO11.11. Chien-Liang Liu (China): The national dementia friendly community’s campaigns in Zhongzheng district of Taipei City, a community with care, humanity, respect and technology
  • PO11.12. David Beyt (United Kingdom): An evolving model of policy campaigning and representation work in Scotland
  • PO11.13. Petra Plunger (Austria): Capacity building for dementia-friendly communities in Austria
  • PO11.14. Herlind Megges (Germany): The digital value of social media platforms: Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias on Facebook
  • PO11.15. Femke Strunk (Netherlands): 5 tips for successful growth in online donations
  • PO11.16. Karine Begey (Switzerland): Talking about dementia – a living library on the topic of dementia
  • PO11.17 Catherine Efthymiopoulou (Greece): The organization of informative campaigns on Alzheimer’s and related disorders, by the Karelleion Integrated Alzheimer and related disorders unit
  • PO11.18 Elsien Struif Bontkes (Netherlands): Leadgeneration, involvement and donations through Forget-me-not-pins

PO12. Connecting with minority groups

  • PO12.1. Zlata Felc (Slovenia): Children's view of dementia: A case study approach
  • PO12.2. Nicole Müller (Ireland): Minority language speakers with dementia in residential care: Tapping into expertise and fostering positive identities
  • PO12.3. Marc Wortmann (Netherlands): Working with diaspora in the Netherlands to support overseas dementia efforts
  • PO12.4. Jessica Monsees (Germany): People of Turkish heritage and dementia and their utilization of healthcare services
  • PO12.5. Anke Oerlemans (Netherlands): Dementia in metaphors: towards shared understanding and decision-making in families of various cultural backgrounds
  • PO12.7. Karen Watchman (United Kingdom): Life through a Lens:  use of photo voice methodology by co-researchers with intellectual disability affected by dementia

PO13. Early onset dementia

  • PO13.1. Siobhan Fox (Ireland): A structured review of post-diagnostic support processes for people living with younger onset dementia
  • PO13.2. Dennis van de Veen (Netherlands): Giving young-onset dementia a face: Results from the PRECODE-study
  • PO13.3. Shizuko Omote (Japan): Experience with support in workplaces with early onset dementia employees: Advantages of being open about dementia
  • PO13.4. Satomi Ikeuchi (Japan): The experiences of people with early onset dementia at work
  • PO13.5. Xin Tian (China): Brain network injury in MCI working memory dysfunction: An EEG study

PO14. Inclusion of people with dementia

  • PO14.1. Marjolein Thijssen (Netherlands): Understanding contexts, mechanisms and outcomes of dementia friendly initiatives
  • PO14.2. Sarah Kate Smith (United Kingdom): What does it mean to be a dementia associate? Evaluating the Salford Institute for dementia associates initiative
  • PO14.3. Daniel Krag Nielsen (Denmark): Social engagement for nursing home residents with dementia – excerpts of preliminary findings
  • PO14.4. Therese Rivasseau Jonveaux (France): Cine Relax: An inclusive program developed with Alzheimer persons
  • PO14.5. Patrizia Bruno (Italy): People with dementia maker/partner of their own destiny
  • PO14.6. Caterina Pacenza (Italy): A different perspective into dementia to enhance understanding and improve care
  • PO14.7. Maria Howard (Canada): Creating a community of care - the Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s Dementia-Friendly Communities initiative
  • PO14.8. Ellen Wasserfall (Norway): People with dementia and the development of an age and dementia friendly library
  • PO14.9. Lorène Gilly (France): "Radio Alzheimer!" A new information channel for patients, their caregivers and the general public
  • PO14.10. Tania Kraus and Bernd Heise (France, Germany): Moving outwards
  • PO14.11. Erik Zwiers (Netherlands): People with dementia sing St Matthew Passion and tell their personal passion stories
  • PO14.12. Federica Boschi (Italy): At home with you
  • PO14.13. Alicia Diaz Gil (United Kingdom): Professor of nursing
  • PO14.14. Carol Hargreaves (United Kingdom): SDWG - developing our campaigning priorities
  • PO14.15. Linda Orulv (Sweden): Solving everyday problems together: Peer support and maintaining involvement in dementia
  • PO14.16. Bolette Willemann Jensen (Denmark): People with dementia living alone in Denmark
  • PO14.17. Luisa Bartorelli (Italy): A friendly community at the gates of Rome

PO15. Inter/National dementia strategies

  • PO15.1. Leslie Cartz Piver (France): Anti-stigma training reduces stereotypes and increases GPS confidence in managing neurocognitive disorders
  • PO15.2. Armelle Leperre-Desplanques (France): Could telemedicine improve neurocognitive disorders detection and diagnosis in nursing homes?
  • PO15.3. Norbert Vadja (Hungary): Learning from each other - the experiences of the INDEED project in the Danube region
  • PO15.4. Hui-Ya Lin (China): Taipei is the first city to launch the “Dementia Action Plan of Taipei”
  • PO15.5. Bertrand Fougere (France): General practitioner and nurse cooperation for timely detection of neurocognitive disorders in primary care
  • PO15.6. Gerdie van Asseldonk (Netherlands): The puzzle of dementia in Memorabel
  • PO15.7. Miret Tuur (Estonia): Dementia competence centre of Estonia

PO16. Legal and ethical issues

  • PO16.1. Shu-Mei Lin (China): Promote ACP information sharing model using SDM information platform: Thinking before dementia

PO17. New housing concepts

  • PO17.1. Martin Quirke (United Kingdom): Building design for people living with dementia: An analysis of residential aged care environments
  • PO17.2. Samantha Robinson (United Kingdom): CASCADE - Community Areas of Sustainable Care & Dementia Excellence in Europe
  • PO17.3. Marjolein Scholten (Netherlands): Green Care Farms, a new old housing concept?

PO18. Risk factors and prevention

  • PO18.1. Henry Brodaty (Australia): Maintain your brain: An RCT of internet-based lifestyle intervention to prevent cognitive decline and dementia
  • PO18.2. Georg Adler (Germany): Modifiable risk factors in participants of a program for the prevention of Alzheimer's dementia
  • PO18.3. Hans Vogt (Germany): Distinct epistemological concepts of AD and their role regarding secondary prevention
  • PO18.4. Lieke Bakker (Netherlands): Associations of the Kynurenine pathway with cognitive functioning in individuals with and without Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus: Results from the Maastricht study
  • PO18.5. Sverre Bergh (Norway): Schizophrenia PRS is associated with delusions in Alzheimer’s disease: Meta-analysis of 10 cohort studies
  • PO18.6. Bianca de Jong-Schmit (Netherlands): Blood pressure, antihypertensive medication and neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with dementia: the COSMOS study
  • PO18.7. Anja Leist (Luxembourg): Gender inequalities across the life course: A societal perspective on gender differences in dementia
  • PO18.8. Stephen Cutler (United States): Hearing and cognition:  Evidence from non-western nations and from Israel, England, and Ireland
  • PO18.9. Marianne Piano (United Kingdom): Changes over time in vision, binocular function and task-evoked pupil responses for people with dementia
  • PO18.10. Jose Antonio Fornos Perez (Spain): Screening for cognitive impairment in community pharmacy and genetic risk markers for Alzheimer’s disease
  • PO18.11. Jeroen Uleman (Netherlands): Navigating the complexity of Alzheimer’s disease via systems thinking
  • PO18.12. Odete Vincente de Sousa (Portugal): Caregiver`s burden, and nutritional status in survival of community dwelling mild Alzheimer’s disease older adults
  • PO18.13. Louise Rogers (United Kingdom): The characterisation of EphA1 receptors and their potential role in late onset Alzheimer’s disease
  • PO18.14. Livia Wilheim (Germany): Choosing the right instrument:  Investigating the feasibility of Cognitive Functions Dementia (CFD), for cognitive impairment in hospitalized patients
  • PO18.15. Allan Brigola (United Kingdom): Does family carer burden vary in contexts of care? Investigating factors associated with burden in dementia and frail elderly
  • PO18.16. Marta Lewandowicz-Umyszkiewicz (Poland): The importance of nutritional status and individual nutritional intervention in the context of depression symptoms in the elderly
  • PO18.17. Tania Setiadi (Indonesia): Traditional gamelan musical activity and cognitive function in Balinese elderly
  • PO18.18. Dorota Szcześniak (Poland):  The occurrence of cognitive impairment and small vessel disease in a cohort study in Poland – preliminary results

PO19. Socio-economic aspects of dementia

  • PO19.1. Linda Gjøra (Norway): Prevalence of dementia in Norway
  • PO19.2. Natashe Lemos Dekker (Netherlands): Anticipatory grief in dementia: An ethnography of loss and continuing bonds
  • PO19.3. Birgit Dietz (Germany): “Come to Your Senses - dementia-sensitive design saves money!”

PO20. Technology

  • PO20.1. Ben Hicks (United Kingdom): Supporting the use of gaming technology in dementia care: An online training portal for practitioners
  • PO20.2. Alberto Brunete (Spain): Cognitive-training App for people with Alzheimer's disease
  • PO20.3. Esther Arnanz Narganes (Spain): A revolutionary product for people with dementia and caregivers
  • PO20.4. Linda Wesselman (Netherlands): User-testing of an online lifestyle program for brain health in individuals with SCD
  • PO20.5. Katherine Gray (United Kingdom): Our approach to research into technologies for dementia care
  • PO20.6. Iris Geerts (Netherlands): A user centered design approach to develop a serious game for people living with dementia: A case study of the AAL project PLAYTIME
  • PO20.7. Silka Dawn Freiesleben (Germany): Promoting the adoption of GPS watches in the field of dementia care: From professionals to end users
  • PO20.8. Christina Rösch (Germany): How dyadic interactions influence the user experience of persons with dementia and their caregivers with GPS watches
  • PO20.9. Aline Calvacanti Barroso (United Kingdom): Touchscreen technology in care homes: Results on the use of art apps for entertainment of people with dementia
  • PO20.10. Lucas Paletta (Austria): Experiences with socially assistive robot AMIGO for the motivation of playful multimodal training in dementia
  • PO20.11. Erwin Roggen (Netherlands): Application of toxicologic approaches to develop a test for diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease before it strikes
  • PO20.12. Lizzy Boots (Netherlands): Developing a sustainable implementation strategy and business model for an eHealth intervention to support caregivers of people with dementia: The Partner in Balance case study
  • PO20.13. Maria Fellner (Austria): Tablet-based playful multimodal training for activating people with dementia: Experiences of an 8-month study
  • PO20.14. Elaine Hunter (United Kingdom): A tweet a day from @AHPDementia to support people living with dementia to remain active and independent
  • PO20.15. Samantha Dequanter (Belgium): The Effectiveness of e-Health solutions for aging in place with MCI or Dementia: Results of a systematic review
  • PO20.16. Sarah Wallcook (United Kingdom): Age-friendly technological cityscapes: What is utopia?
  • PO20.17. Samantha Robinson (United Kingdom): CASCADE - Community areas of Sustainable Care & Dementia Excellence in Europe
  • PO20.18. Helena Launiainen (Finland): Nature Online provides a novel way of enjoying nature at home
  • PO20.19. Pilar Barnestein-Fonseca (Spain): Technology in patients with memory problems and their caregivers
  • PO20.20. Pilar Barnestein-Fonseca (Spain): Factors associated with the use of technology in patients with cognitive impairment and mild dementia
  • PO20.21. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): The “Snoezelen” approach in dementia: A review of the current literature
  • PO20.22. Iliana Chrysikakou (Greece): Occupational therapy and rehabilitation of cognitive and perceptual skills of patients with dementia via pc with touch screens



Last Updated: Thursday 04 July 2019


  • Acknowledgements

    The 29th AE Conference in The Hague received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020). Alzheimer Europe and Alzheimer Nederlands gratefully acknowledge the support of all conference sponsors.
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