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Living Well With Long-term Conditions - AGILE learning event 2017

The two day AGILE 2017 learning event will give you the skills to effectively manage long-term conditions in older people. Overarching themes such as self management and motivational interviewing will be presented, leading into the management of specific conditions such as COPD and depression.

This learning event is designed for physiotherapists, but will be very useful for other professionals such as occupational therapists and community nurses.


  • Key note speaker: Professor Martin Vernon Consultant Geriatrician National Clinical Director for Older People and Person Centred Integrated Care at NHS England.

  • Frailty - Dr Amanda Buttery, Health Innovation Network Physiotherapy Fellow

  • Intermediate care and Community services national NHS Benchmarking - Debbie Hibbert NHS Benchmarking Network

  • Bridges Programme - Self Management Katie Champion, Bridges Programme Physiotherapist

  • Motivational Interviewing - Bob Laventure, Later Life Training

  • Depression - Dr Brendon Stubbs, Head of Physiotherapy South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

  • COPD management - TBC

  • Long Term Conditions in Care Homes - Jo Carr, Physiotherapist Darzi Fellow Sutton Homes of Care Vanguard

  • Loneliness - TBC

  • Service Initiatives

  • Person Centred Care - Dr Nerida Burnie GP dementia Lead Kingston CCG


The conference dinner will be held at the conference centre on the Saturday evening. This will be a great opportunity to network and meet likeminded people



East Croydon (5-10 min walk) with frequent trains to London Victoria, London Bridge, St Pancreas, Gatwick airport and the south coast.

West Croydon (5-10 min walk) for local south London suburban trains and London overground


George Street (2 minute walk)

Reeves Corner (5 min walk) for trams from Wimbledon


Closest stops are Park Street and Croydon Library


20% Discount available at 24hour car park Surrey Street Croydon - just Quote Croydon Conference Centre -


Discount available at local hotels - just Quote Croydon Conference Center

Holiday Inn Express - 020 8253 1200

Jurys Inn - 020 8448 6000

Croydon Park Hotel - 020 8680 9200

Hampton by Hilton - 020 8726 0200

Delegate costs: 
£100 – £170


Where & When

14 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
9.30am to 3.30pm each day
Croydon Conference Center
5-9 Surrey Street
Croydon CR0 1RG
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