$105 – $210

Cognitive Impairment Day

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Bendigo Health

Anne Caudle Campus, CHERC Teaching Room 2

100 Barnard Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

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Learn more about Dementia and Delirium in your workplace

The cognitive impairment study day is aimed at healthcare professionals who work in acute hospitals, subacute settings, nursing homes and the community.

Registrations close Monday 22 May 2017

This study day contributes six (6) hours towards the mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for health professionals.

Key note speakers

Anne Cumming

Anne is the Principal Advisor for Cognitive Impairment at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

Over the last three years Anne’s focus has been on improving the recognition and care of people with delirium and dementia in hospitals. Prior to this position, Anne worked in the NSW Health and in Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care in the areas of on dementia and carer policy.

Associate Professor Marc Budge

Marc is a Geriatrician and Medical Director, Subacute Services, Bendigo Health.

Marc was formerly inaugural Head of Geriatric Medicine at the Australian National University Medical School (Canberra), President of Alzheimer’s Australia, Director of the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (Early Diagnosis and Prevention) across Australia and Health Adviser to TeleMedCare Pty Ltd.

Anita Brown-Major

Anita is an Occupational Therapist that is passionate about educating health professions to be comfortable in addressing sexuality. This has stemmed from her 1998 honors thesis on the experiences of how older women’s sexuality is managed during rehabilitation.

Anita has completed extensive research into the management of sexuality and disability and has presented at numerous State and National conferences.

The day will cover:

  • Overview of the new quality care standards for delirium and dementia
  • Cognitive screening for dementia
  • Managing delirium and dementia in a community setting
  • A consumers perspective
  • Dementia Services Australia (DSA)
  • Current pharmacological treatments for dementia
  • Sexuality and intimacy
  • Younger onset dementia
  • Vascular cognitive impairment
  • Understanding younger onset dementia
  • Psychiatry and dementia
  • Interface between dementia, depression and delirium from a medical point of view
  • How the memory clinic works at Bendigo Health

Please check on the AHPRA website for the number of hours of CPD required annually for your profession.

See link here for the event program

Refund Policy: Full refund less 10% administration fee until 22 May 2017. No refund for cancellations after 23 May 2017.

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Anne Caudle Campus, CHERC Teaching Room 2

100 Barnard Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

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