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World Alzheimer's Day 2019 conferences

 Type: Conference
 Line of Knowledge: Planning and models of care
 Location: Santander

The Marqués de Valdecilla Hospital is hosting this conference organised by the Alzheimer's Association of Cantabria to celebrate World Alzheimer's Day (21 September).

Scientific programme

16.00 Inauguration of the World Alzheimer's Day Conference 2019. Mr Miguel Javier Rodríguez Gómez, Regional Minister of Health, Mr Gonzalo Gago Cueto, President AFAC, Mr Julio Pascual Gómez, Managing Director of HUMV.

16.15. Project "Etxean Bizi - Living at home". Nerea Etxaniz, researcher at Matia Institute and Maider Azurmendi, responsible for cooperation at Matia Fundazioa.

17.05. Management of Alzheimer's disease in the future. Dr. Pascual Sánchez-Juan Neurologist at HUMV. 

18.20. Reflections on how to care for people with advanced dementia. Dr. Jacinto Bátiz Director of the Institute for Better Care at the San Juan de Dios Hospital (HSJD) in Santurtzi.

19.10. How would I like to be treated and accompanied if I were diagnosed with dementia? Thinking about people in the initial stages. Dr. Lourdes Bermejo Graduate and Doctor in Education Sciences, Social Educator, Diploma in Social Gerontology and Expert in Comprehensive Social Intervention.


Maider Azurmendi Director of Home and Community Care
Nerea Etxaniz Researcher