Care Sector Events


Ageing in Common: an international perspective incorporating the inaugural Commonwealth Elders’ Forum

DeVere Wokefield Estate Hotel and Conference Centre, Berkshire, UK.


Join international colleagues to hear renowned speakers and participate in workshops with leading professionals from all over the Commonwealth.

Themes include Human Rights, Women and Dementia, Intergenerational Communities, Leadership, Disruptive Care and  the presentation of the Findings of the Oxford Institute of Ageing new research report 'Ageing in the Commonwealth’ 

 As a core part of the conference we are encouraging Chairs, Board Members and CEOs of national and international strategic and representative bodies to meet for a half day Leadership Summit, 17th April 2018 to discuss how all organisations working for older people can collaborate, exchange ideas and engage with governments across the world to prepare to meet the World Health Organisation’s global strategy and action plan on ageing and health. 


Confirmed speakers:

Hon. Anthony Agius Decelis M.P.,  Parliamentary Secretary for People with Disability & Active Ageing – Malta 

John Beard, Head of Ageing and Lifecourse, World Health Organisation

Anna Buchanan, Director, Life Changes Trust

Sailesh Mishra, Director of Silver Innings Foundation, Mumbai 

Albert Heaney, Director, Llywodraeth Cymru

Jeremy Hughes, CEO, Alzheimer’s UK 

Chief Kiki Laniyonu Edwards, Leading Dementia Advocate, Nigeria

Jackie Wong, Hon Secretary – Executive Committee, Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation, Malaysia

John Collyns, Executive Director, Retirement Villages Association, New Zealand

Dr. Wei Siang Yu, Executive Chairman, Borderless Healthcare    

Francis Njuakom Nchii, Founder and Executive Director, Community Development Volunteers for Technical Assistance (CDVTA), Cameroon    


Registration is open please visit the link below to book your place at this exciting and unique event.