Who we are

DCAN is an open, collaborative network.

Together we all see, hear, think, learn and achieve more.

Executive Sponsors

Kate Lee

CEO
Alzheimer’s Society

Alistair Burns

National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People’s Mental Health
NHSE and I

James Sanderson

Director of Personalised Care
NHSE and I

CEO
National Academy of Social Prescribing

The DCAN team

Ian McCreath

DCAN Operating Officer & Strategic Lead

Policy Manager, Personalisation & Integration
Alzheimer’s Society

Gemma Clifford

DCAN Operating Officer & Senior Programme Manager (Strategy)

Personalised Care Group
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Keara O’Connor

DCAN Project Manager

Clare Fry

Senior Project Manager, Dementia Policy team
NHSE and I

Laura Bimpson

Senior Partnerships and Digital Manager, Personalised Care Group
NHSE and I

Colin Royle

Personalised Care Manager (Lived Experience)
NHSE and I

Sponsors

NHSE/I

NHS England and NHS Improvement leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England

Alzheimers Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

Coalition for Personalised Care

C4PC aim to make collaborative care a reality for everyone accessing health and social care services in England.

Allied Networks

TLAP

National Voices

Social Care Future

National Academy for Social Prescribing

3NDWG

TIDE

Dementia Carers Count

DEEP

Our network is enriched by the contributions from a wide range of people from the following organisations:

AGE UK

Centre for Ageing Better

Alzheimer's Society

Anchor Hanover

Arts 4 Dementia

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Beth Britton

Bournemouth University

Royal British Legion

Broome Gekoski

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Care England

Care Network

Carers UK

Caring Together

Chrysalis Club

City and Hackney Dementia Alliance

Coalition for Personalised Care

Community Catalysts

Compassion in dying

Coordinate my care

Crawley Borough Council

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Dementia Carers Count

Dementia UK

Department of health and social care

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dorset CCG

Faculty of General Dental Practice

Gloucester Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Harrow Council

Healthwatch Waltham Forest

Home Group

Home Instead

Homeless Link

Hoot Creative Arts

Hospice UK

Hounslow Council

Kirklees Council

LAC network

Lambeth Council

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Leadership Academy NHS

Lewy body society

LGA

Life Story Network

Lincolnshire County Council

London Borough of Bromley

London Borough of Havering

London Dementia Clinical Network

Loughborough University

Macmillan

Making Space

Music for Dementia 2020

My Care Matters

My Woodhouse

NAPC

National Academy for Social Prescribing

National Care Forum

National Voices

Newcastle University

NHS West Essex CCG

NHSE

NICE

NIHR

Norfolk County Council

Northumbria University

Oxfordshire County Council

Oxfordshire County Councila

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Race Equality Foundation

RCGP

Red Cross

Right at Home

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Royal College Psychiatrists

RSA

SCF

SCIE

Sheffield Council

Sing for health

Skills for Health

South West Mental Health Clinical Network

Southwark CCG

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust

TCV

Tibbs Dementia Foundation

TIDE

TLAP

UCL

UK HCA

Utley Foundation

War on Epilepsy

Wessex Dementia Clinical Network and Wessex ARC

West Berkshire County Council

West Midlands Clinical Network

Worcester Univerity

Yorkshire & Humber Dementia and OPMH Clinical Network

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