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September, 13 2019
Your dementia questions answered by Chief Admiral Nurse at Hovertravel
Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse and Chief Executive Officer for Dementia UK will be available for questions at Hovertravel’s Ryde terminal between 10am and 12 noon on Thursday 19 September. As well facilitating open question-and-answer sessions at 1015 and 1115, Hilda can be booked for a five-minute one-to-one consultation.
Loretta Lale, Head of Commercial at Hovertravel, explains: “As part of our ongoing support and initiatives with Dementia UK Admiral Nurses for the Isle of Wight, we are giving Isle of Wight residents the opportunity to meet and listen to advice from one of the foremost dementia specialists in the UK.
By using our terminal to create an informal and open event we hope to encourage greater understanding of dementia amongst the local community as well as enabling specific guidance to be given on an individual basis.”
Hilda has been the Chief Admiral Nurse and Chief Executive Officer for Dementia UK since 2013. A dual registered nurse she has over 38 years’ experience developing and leading dementia specialist teams and services throughout the NHS.
During this time, Hilda has held senior positions in clinical services, hospital management and higher education. She held Principal Lecturer posts at both London South Bank University and University of Northampton, specialising in older people’s mental health, dementia and community care. She is a visiting fellow of dementia studies at the University of Northampton.
Individual meetings are available as five-minute slots from 1025 to 1100 and from 1125 to 1150. As Hilda is only available for the morning please book your five minute one-to-one session in advance by emailing:
There will be free refreshments provided.
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