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Care home workshops resources

Enhancing diabetes health in care homes: a Buckinghamshire perspective

Jacqui Kent/Gill Dunn, Care Homes Pharmacist/Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

Exploring and recording the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

Dr Leah Clatworthy, Clinical Psychologist, Milton Keynes Specialist Memory Service

Food first: identification and treatment of malnutrition in Buckinghamshire care homes

Alison Smith, Prescribing Support Dietitian, Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern CCGs


Katharina Posadzki, Mental Health Lead, Quality in Care Team, Buckinghamshire

How do people living with dementia and their carers experience and understand the changes in intimacy that accompany living with dementia?

Dr Jane Youell, Dementia Specialist & Churchill Fellow

  • Youell, J., Callaghan, J., and Buchanan, K. (2015) ‘I don’t know if you want to know this’: carers’ understandings of intimacy in long-term relationships when one partner has dementia. Ageing and Society, Vol 36, Issue 5: 946-967
  • Youell, J. (2015). Enabling sexual expression in people with dementia. Nursing Standard, 30(15):43-48

Improving sustainability of training: a pilot using coaches and an app

Dr Chris Allen, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Caroline Yeoman, Project Manager

Promoting oral healthcare in care homes

Kris Silvester, Clinical Lead, and Chloë McKay, Mental Health Occupational Therapist, Oxfordshire Care Home Support Service.

Dementia champions programme

Jenny Hall, Mental Health Practitioner, and Wendy Hunter, Physical Health Practitioner, Care Home Support Team, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust