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Care and dementia – people at the centre?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
german language

Ageing societies present our healthcare and welfare systems with new challenges. How can we ensure that dementia and old-age care services will continue to function in the future, providing both state-of-the-art care and the capacity for social inclusion?

Speakers

Director, Institute of Gerontology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
Site speaker and Senior Research Group Leader, DZNE - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Witten; Professor, Nursing Science and Health Care Research, University of Witten/Herdecke
Operations Manager, Caritas Vienna
Presenter, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation Chair

Dr. phil. Andreas KRUSE

Director, Institute of Gerontology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg

1982-1986 Research assistant, Institute of Psychology, University of Bonn
1986-1991 Research assistant, Institute of Gerontology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
1991-1993 Chair Representation, Free University of Berlin and Heidelberg University, Berlin and Heidelberg
1993-1997 Founding Director, Institute of Psychology, University of Greifswald
since 1997 Director, Institute of Gerontology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
2000-2007 Dean of Studies, Faculty of Behavioral and Empirical Cultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg
2007-2011 Dean, Faculty of Behavioral and Empirical Cultural Studies, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg

Dr. phil. Martina ROES

Site speaker and Senior Research Group Leader, DZNE - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Witten; Professor, Nursing Science and Health Care Research, University of Witten/Herdecke

1982 State Exams, Nursing, Marienhospital, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
1993-2012 Professor, Nursing Science, University of Applied Sciences
1996 Major, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Free University of Berlin
2002 Doctoral Degree, University of Bremen
2010-2011 Harkness Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
since 2013 Site speaker and Senior Research Group Leader, DZNE - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Witten
since 2013 Professor, Nursing Science and Health Care Research, University of Witten/Herdecke

Mag. Ilse SIMMA-BOYD

Operations Manager, Caritas Vienna

2001-2005 Master of Law, University of Vienna
2006-2008 Member, Coalition Talks Team for a Future Government
2008-2010 Head, Department "Sozialpolitik und Grundlagen", Caritas Austria
2010 Manager and Coordinator, Disaster Operation Emergency Programme Haiti, Caritas Austria
2011-2012 Project Manager, Emergency Appels South Sudan, Caritas Internationalis
since 2013 Operations Manager, Caritas Vienna

Eva PÖLZL

Presenter, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation

2007-2014 Presenter "wie bitte?"
2014-2016 Presenter "Österreich Blick"
since 2016 ORF Morning television "Guten Morgen Österreich"

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