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Ballina Byron Clinical Society Dinner

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Byron Bay Services Club

132 Jonson Street

Byron Bay, NSW 2481

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Dementia, Depression, Delirium or Drugs? Managing challenging behaviours in the elderly.

Speakers

Dr Lana Kossoff – Aged Care Psychiatrist, Telehealth Consultant for Richmond Older Persons Mental Health Service ,Tweed Memory Assessment Program and Crowley Care Service.

Dr Julia Lisle - Geriatrician, NCAHS

Bradley Ward – Clinical Psychologist, Richmond Older Persons Mental Health Service.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Increased ability to distinguish between dementia, depression and delirium
  2. Increased knowledge of best practice strategies for management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the elderly
  3. Increased knowledge of local resources and services available to support elderly people who have behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and/or mental health presentations.
  4. Increased awareness of prescribing in the elderly and the issues it poses.
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Byron Bay Services Club

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Byron Bay, NSW 2481

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