Professor Julian Hughes will discuss the values embedded in our thinking about dementia from diagnosis to treatment to public policy.
Admission is FREE but during the interval we asks for donations. This is to cover speaker expenses and marketing costs such as social media fees and flyers. If you cannot afford to make a donation please do not. If you can, £3-£5 would be greatly appreciated.
Venue: Smoke and Mirrors, 8 Denmark Street, BS1 5DQ
Two for one pizzas available from the bar! 10% off all drinks!
Julian Hughes is known internationally for his contributions to the philosophy and practice of dementia care and living well in old age.
He was until recently RICE Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Bristol University, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and an NHS consultant for over 20 years in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Bath.
Having read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford prior to studying Medicine, Julian is a deep thinker on the many ethical dilemmas of dementia care and was Deputy Chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
He is a co-author of The Dementia Manifesto, published in February 2019. It explores how a values-based, person-centred and rights-based approach can be applied to every aspect of the experience of dementia. His other books include How We Think About Dementia (2014), Thinking Through Dementia (2011), Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: The Facts (2011), Dementia: Mind, Meaning and the Person (2006) and Ethical Issues in Dementia Care (2006).