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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 (Princess Alexia) Parallel session P1.Young onset dementia

Chairperson: Marjolein de Vugt

  • P1.1. Marjolein de Vugt (Netherlands): Welcome and introduction of the PRECODE-project
  • P1.2. Stevie Hendriks (Netherlands): The prevalence and incidence of young-onset dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • P1.3. Dennis van de Veen (Netherlands): Terminology and prevalence of young people with dementia
  • P1.4. Raymond Koopmans (Netherlands): Consensus meeting on definition regarding young-onset dementia

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland and PRECODE

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

Chairperson: Bertrand Fougère (France)

  • 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 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P3.Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers I

Chairperson: Monika Kripp (Austria)

  • 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. Technologyand human interaction:  INDUCT: Best practice guidance on human interaction with technology in dementia

Moderator: Frans Verhey (Netherlands)

With the participation of:

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

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

10.30-12.00 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P5. Neuronet: European research collaboration in Alzheimer’s disease and beyond

Chairperson: Darrel Pemberton (Belgium)

  • P5.1. Elisabetta Vaudano (Belgium): The Innovative Medicines Initiative and its neurodegeneration portfolio
  • P5.2. Carlos Diaz (Spain): Neuronet – Efficiently Networking European Neurodegeneration Research
  • P5.3. Ana Diaz (Luxembourg): Patient and Public Involvement in the IMI research portfolio

This session is organised by Neuronet.

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

Chairperson: Gillian Barclay (United Kingdom)

  • 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. Aoife Keily (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

Chairperson: Franka Meiland (Netherlands)

  • 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

Chairperson: Stefanie Becker (Switzerland)

  • 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

This special symposium is organised by Fundació ACE.

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

12.15-13.45 (Princess Alexia) Special symposium SS2 Alzheimer café on hospital care and dementia

Chairperson: Gerjoke Wilmink (Netherlands)

Interview with Nicci Gerrard about her latest book ‘What Dementia Teaches Us about Love’ and her personal experience. 

With the participation of Frans Hoogeveen.

This special symposium is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

12.45-13.45 (Princess Ariane) Special symposium SS3 Clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease

Chairperson: Jean Georges (Luxembourg)

  • SS3.1. Brian Inglis (United Kingdom): My experience of Alzheimer’s research as a research participant
  • SS3.2. Simon Lovestone (Belgium): Taking stock – what can we learn from unsuccessful Alzheimer’s trials?
  • SS3.3. Philip Scheltens (Netherlands): Beyond amyloid – new avenues for Alzheimer’s research

This special symposium is supported by a grant from Janssen.

12.45-13.45 (King Willem Alexander) Special symposium SS4 EWGPWD

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

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze1) Quick oral presentations QOP1. Care and services I

Chairperson: Jim Pearson (United Kingdom)

  • 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. Societal perspectives I

Chairperson: Iva Holmerová (Czech Republic)

  • 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
  • QOP2.7. 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 (Princess Alexia) Parallel session P9. Social innovation

Chairperson: Julie Meerveld (Netherlands)

  • P9.1. Anne-Mei The (Netherlands): Social trials: the value of anthropological research in innovating social support
  • P9.2. Gerben Jansen (Netherlands): The fit between social support and the professional providing casemanagement.
  • P9.3. Rose-marie Droës (Netherlands): Utilization and impact of DemenTalent compared to the regular Meeting Centres Support Programme on people with dementia and carers.
  • P9.4. Maud Graff and Marjolein Thijssen (Netherlands):  Success factors of dementia friendly communities

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

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

Chairperson: Ana Diaz (Luxembourg)

  • 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 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P11. Needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers II

Chairperson: Jayne Goodrick (United Kingdom)

  • 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: Delivering individualised interventions for ‘changing behaviours’ that challenge caregivers

Chairperson: Esme Moniz-Cook, Bob Woods (United Kingdom)

  • P12.1. Daniela Holle (Germany): Implementing the case conference protocol in German nursing homes 
  • P12.2. Bjørn Lichtwarck (Norway): The TIME intervention for neuropsychiatric symptoms in nursing homes. Why did it work in Norway?
  • P12.3. Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira (Portugal): Towards family sensitive practices for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) at home
  • P12.4. Rabih Chattat (Italy): Early psychosocial intervention for family carers in Italy: Effects on behavioural problems and carer distress 
  • P12.5. Frances Duffy and Esme Moniz-Cook (United Kingdom): How do practitioners in the UK target evidence -based individualised interventions for ‘Behaviours that Challenge -BtC’?

This session is organised by INTERDEM.

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P13. Neuronet: From risk, to dementia – Understanding disease progression and its causes

Chairperson: Craig Ritchie (United Kingdom)

  • P13.1. Margot Bakker (Germany): ADAPTED - Alzheimer's disease apolipoprotein pathology for treatment elucidation and development
  • P13.2. George Tofaris (United Kingdom): IMPRiND - Inhibiting misfolded protein propagation in neurodegenerative diseases
  • P13.3. Andreas Ebneth (Belgium): PHAGO - Inflammation and AD: modulating microglia function - Focussing on TREM2 and CD33
  • P13.4. Martin Hofmann-Apitius (Germany): AETIONOMY - Organising mechanistic knowledge about neurodegenerative diseases for the improvement of drug development and therapy
  • P13.5. Hugh Marston (United Kingdom): PRISM - Psychiatric Ratings using Intermediate Stratified Markers: Providing quantitative biological measures to facilitate the discovery and development of new treatments for social and cognitive deficits in AD, SZ, and MD

 This session is organised by Neuronet.

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

Chairperson: Owen Miller (Luxembourg)

  • 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

Chairperson: Frans Verhey (Netherlands)  

  • 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

Chairperson: Henriëtte van der Roest (Nederlands)

  • 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

14.00-15.30 (Asia) Special Symposium SS5. WYLD: Technological innovations in dementia diagnosis and care

Moderator: Anja Leist (Luxembourg)

With the participation of:

  • Ríona Mc Ardle (United Kingdom)
  • Haza Newman (Sweden)
  • Claire Lancaster (United Kingdom)
  • Silka Dawn Freiesleben (Germany)
  • Katarzyna Hess-Wiktor (Sweden)

This session is organized by the World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD) network

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 (United Kingdom): 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

17.45-19.00 (Princess Alexia) Special Symposium SS6 Deltaplan Dementie: National strategy in the Netherlands

Chairperson: Denijs Guijt (Netherlands)

  • SS6.1. Philip Scheltens (Netherlands): Unique features of the Deltaplan Dementia
  • SS6.2. Marianne de Visser (Netherlands): Impact of the research programme Memorabel en JPND within the Deltaplan Dementie
  • SS6.3. Dinant Bekkenkamp (Netherlands): Collaboration and participation of Alzheimer Nederland with the research programme Memorabel
  • SS6.4. Karlijn Kwint (Netherlands): Dementiezorg voor Elkaar: National programme to improve care for people with dementia and carers

This special symposium is organised by Deltaplan Dementie and Alzheimer Nederland

17.45-19.15 (King Willem Alexander) Special Symposium SS7. Joint Action on Dementia

Chairperson: Gillian Barclay OR Geoff Huggins (United Kingdom)

  • SS7.1. Geoff Huggins (United Kingdom): Purpose of the EU Joint Action – Act on Dementia
  • SS7.2. David Nuttal (United Kingdom): Dementia Friendly Communities
  • SS7.3. Pierre Krolak-Salmon (France): Dementia Diagnosis and Post-Diagnostic Support
  • SS7.4. Nicola Vanacore (Italy) and Jacqueline Hoogendam (Netherlands): Dementia Crisis and Care Co-ordination
  • SS7.5. Oyvind Kirkevold (Norway):  Dementia Quality of Residential Care
  • SS7.6. Maria-Dolores Estrada Sabadell and Vicky Serra-Sutton (Spain): Joint Action Evaluation methodology
  • SS7.7. Gillian Barclay (United Kingdom): Dissemination of Findings from EU Joint Action – Act on Dementia

This ssymposium is organised by Joint Action on Dementia.

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 Akhlak Rauf (United Kingdom): Embedding intercultural care to support dementia care amongst minority ethnic communities
  • 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 (Princess Alexia) Parallel session P17. Technology and e-health

Chairperson: Yvonne Koster (Netherlands)

  • P17.1. Steije Renes (Netherlands): Development of dementia.nl: A next step in empowering caregivers and society to live with dementia
  • P17.2. Dennis van Vugt (Netherlands): Running an online caregiver’s platform: a multi-faceted experience that will never stop and will never be the same
  • P17.3. Lizzy Boots (Netherlands): Bringing science into practice
  • P17.4. Robin van Otterdijk (Netherlands): A new App ‘That is me’: from idea to reality

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland.

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

Chairperson: Chris Roberts (United Kingdom) 

  • 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 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P19. Young onset dementia

Chairperson: Karin Westerlund (Sweden)

  • 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: Improving data access and the development of predictive models

Chairperson: Jacoline Bouvy (United Kingdom)

  • P21.1. Malcolm Mcleod (United Kingdom): EQIPD - European Quality In Preclinical Data
  • P21.2. Pieter Jelle Visser (Netherlands): EMIF - European medical information framework
  • P21.3. John Gallacher (United Kingdom): ROADMAP - Real world outcomes across the AD spectrum for better care: Multi-modal data access platform
  • P21.4. TBC: IM2PACT – Investigating mechanisms and models predictive of accessibility of therapeutics into the brain

 This session is organised by Neuronet.

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

Chairperson: Sabine Jansen (Germany)

  • 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. Siobhan Reilly (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

Chairperson: Anthony Scerri (Malta)

  • 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

Chairperson: Carolien Smits (Netherlands)

  • 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

10.30-12.00 (Asia) Special symposium SS8. SMART4MD

  • SS8.1. Michal Štefan (Czech Republic): lSupport, Monitoring and Reminder Technology for Mild Dementia (SMART4MD) platform: Tablet application developed specifically for people with MCI and dementia and their informal carers
  • SS8.2. Peter Anderberg (Sweden): Preliminary 12-month results of a large scale pilot randomized controlled clinical trial of the SMART4MD platform
  • SS8.3. Michal Štefan (Czech Republic): Workshop on value definition for commercial use of the SMART4MD platform for healthcare professionals, healthcare providers, people with MCI and mild dementia and their carers, technology companies and researchers

This special symposium is sponsored by SMART4MD.

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

12.15-13.45 (Princess Alexia) Special symposium SS9. Innovations in dementia care in the Netherlands

Chairperson: Marco Blom (Netherlands)

  • SS9.1. Bere Miesen (Netherlands): The Alzheimer Cafe Concept: Origins and evolution
  • SS9.2. Bernadette Willemse (Netherlands): Small scale nursing home care into practice: success of Reigershoeve
  • SS9.3. Simone de Bruin (Netherlands): Rethinking dementia care: The value of green care farming
  • SS9.4. Willem Draaisma (Netherlands):  Development of the Odensehuizen in the Netherlands

This special symposium is organised by Alzheimer Nederland

12.45-13.45 (Princess Ariane) Special symposium SS10. Data sharing in dementia research

Chairperson: Angela Bradshaw (Luxembourg)

  • SS10.1. Pieter Jelle Visser (Netherlands): Clinical data sharing landscape in dementia research: benefits and experiences of data sharing and future perspectives
  • SS10.2. Michaela Mayrhofer (Austria): Legal frameworks underpinning data sharing: impact of the GDPR on health research
  • SS10.3. Nicola Bedlington (Belgium): The views of patients and the general public on data sharing – the DataSavesLives campaign and the European Patients’ Forum

This special symposium is supported by a grant from Gates Ventures.

 12.45-13.45 (King Willem Alexander) Special symposium SS11.

This special symposium is sponsored by Roche.

12.45-13.45 (Yangtze1) Quick oral presentations QOP3. Care and services II

Chairperson: Charles Scerri (Malta)

  • 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. Alison McKean (United Kingdom): Home based memory rehabilitation in dementia – update on occupational therapy improvement project in Scotland
  • 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. Societal perspectives II

Chairperson: Pat McLoughlin (Ireland)

  • QOP4.1. Kristine Harstad (Norway): No research about us without us - Involvement of persons with dementia in assessment of research proposals
  • QOP4.2. Chris Roberts (United Kingdom): Stronger together – The lessons of creating a working group of people with dementia
  • QOP4.3. Stephanie 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. Kevin de Sabbata (Netherlands): Supported decision-making with people with dementia in the U.S.A.: A multi-stakeholder research exploring opportunities and challenges
  • 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

14.00-15.30 (Princess Alexia) Parallel session P25. Dementia Lab

Chairperson: Rens Brankaert (Netherlands)

  • P25.1. Maarten Houben, Myrte Thoolen (Netherlands) and Gail Kenning (Australia): Warm Technology for and with people living with dementia
  • P25.2. Ans Tummers and Wijnand IJsselsteijn (Netherlands): Advances in mediated touch for people living with dementia
  • P25.3. Sandra Suijkerbuijk and Henk Herman Nap (Netherlands): Lessons learned from three AAL-projects in developing meaningful supportive technologies
  • P25.4. Niels Hendriks (Belgium) and Andrea Wilkinson (US): The relevance of involving people with dementia in design research
  • P25.5. James Hodge (United Kingdom): Designing VR experiences for and with people living with dementia

This session is organised by Alzheimer Nederland and TU Eindhoven.

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

Chairperson: Dianne Gove (Luxembourg)    

  • P26.1. Jagoda Rosul-Gajic (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 (King Willem Alexander) Parallel session P27. Meaningful day-time activities and respite

Chairperson: Hein van Hout (Netherlands)

  • 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 Droës (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. Training and education of researchers: 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.

14.00-15.30 (Yangtze2) Parallel session P29. Neuronet: Diagnosis, patient engagement and trials

Chairperson: Carlos Diaz (Spain)

  • P29.1. José Luis Molinuevo (Spain): AMYPAD - Amyloid imaging to prevent Alzheimer’s disease
  • P29.2. Craig Ritchie (United Kingdom): EPAD - European prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia consortium
  • P29.3. Mercè Boada (Spain) MOPEAD - Models of patient engagement for Alzheimer’s disease
  • P29.4. Dag Aarsland (United Kingdom): RADAR-AD - Remote assessment of disease and relapse – Alzheimer’s disease

 This session is organised by Neuronet.

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

Chairperson: Maria do Rosário Zincke dos Reis (Portugal)      

  • 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. Noel Borg (Malta): Moral reasoning in dementia care: The ethical challenges of long term care

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

Chairperson: Lieve van den Block (Belgium)            

  • 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. Martina Debiasi (Italy): Physical restraint in nursing homes: Focusing on nurses’ decision-making process
  • 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

Chairperson: Franka Meiland (Netherlands)

  • P32.1. Jill Goldman (USA): The impact of a dementia service learning project designed for pre-medical students: A friend for Rachel
  • P32.2. Archie Noone (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. XXX (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 Köhler (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. Andrea Fabbo (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 centrer

  • 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!
  • PO4.12. 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?
  • PO4.18. 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 dementie.nl to support caregivers and people dealing with dementia
  • PO4.26. Lan Yu Fen (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)
  • PO6.5. 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…’
  • 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
  • PO7.20. Maribel Pino (France): Virtual Diogenes: Treatment of hoarding symptoms in older adults with cognitive impairment using virtual reality
  • 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
  • PO7.25. 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 dementie.nl
  • 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)
  • PO7.32. 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

  • PO9.2. Tatjana Cvetko (Slovenia): Dementia aCROsSLO-Improving the quality of life for persons with dementia on cross-border area Slovenia Croatia
  • PO9.3. Federica Boschi (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. Astrid van der Schot (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. Nicola Saccasan and 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
  • PO9.12. 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. Faraz Ahmed (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

  • PO11.2. Alys Griffiths (United Kingdom): Adapting the dementia detectives workshop for Malaysian students
  • 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. Alexia Fonk Utomo (Netherlands): Connecting with minority groups (Indonesians in The Netherlands)
  • PO11.9. Alexia Fonk Utomo (Netherlands): Twinning program The Netherlands and Indonesia
  • 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. Muriel Reid (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. Archie Noone and Wendy Rankin (United Kingdom): SDWG - developing our campaigning priorities
  • 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. Pierre Krolak-Salmon (France): Could telemedicine improve neurocognitive disorders detection and diagnosis in nursing homes?
  • PO15.3. Agnes Egervári (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

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
  • PO18.11. Jeroen Uleman (Netherlands): Navigating the complexity of Alzheimer’s disease via systems thinking
  • PO18.12. Odete Vicente de Sousa (Portugal): Caregiver`s burden, and nutritional status in survival of community dwelling mild Alzheimer’s disease older adults
  • 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
  • PO20.4. Linda Wesselman (Netherlands): User-testing of an online lifestyle program for brain health in individuals with SCD
  • PO20.5. Aoife Keily (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
  • PO20.21. 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 22 August 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.
  • European Union
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