I’m Sorry I have Forgotten The Date!

4th September 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

Modern Medicine in 45 Mins

Session 12 – “I’m Sorry I have Forgotten The Date! Dementia, The Modern Scourge” With Dr. Shan Williams

11:00 – 11:15 Arrival For Coffee

11:30 Start

12:15 Finish

£2.50 per person

Lunch By Reservation Only

Dr Shan Williams BSc, MBBS, FRCPsych has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2005, working in Bristol and North Somerset providing senior medical input into teams working with older adults with a range of psychiatric conditions before joining the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service in 2016. This award winning service provides dementia support for Bristol residents registered with Bristol GPs from assessment and diagnosis to end of life, including those resident in care homes as well as being heavily committed to community inclusion.

Her presentation will cover some of the misconceptions around dementia, an explanation of some of the more common conditions presenting with memory difficulties and classed as dementia, as well as some tips about preventative measures that may reduce the risk of developing dementia and current research findings.