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IAPT Older Adults conference 2017


The South of England Clinical Networks, in conjunction with the National IAPT Programme, is delighted to be hosting an event focusing on Older People in IAPT services.

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Presentations from the day are now available here
Videos from the day are now available here
The agenda from the day is available here

The event intends to enable attendees to develop their understanding around how IAPT services can increase access for older people and share best practice examples of current work being undertaken with older adults and carers.

The event will be chaired by Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older Peoples’ Mental Health at NHS England.

The event will be held on:

Wednesday 8th November 2017, 10:00-16:00, Reading

The event will include:

  • An overview of the national direction for Older People’s Mental Health by guest speaker Professor Alistair Burns
  • The application and effectiveness of low intensity interventions with older people
  • Case examples of successful service innovations

Who should attend?
The event is open to IAPT Practitioners, Commissioners, Service Managers, Clinical Leads, Third Sector Providers including carer support services; GPs and Community Nurses, Social Care Staff, Older People’s Community Mental Health Teams and Memory Services, and anyone with an interest in Older People’s Mental Health and the interface with IAPT services.

Booking a place
The event is free of charge and you can register your interest the Eventbrite online booking system at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/iapt-older-adults-conference-tickets-37414276107