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Living Well With Dementia: How Can GP's and Practice Nurses Help?

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Port Lincoln Hotel

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Port Lincoln, SA 5606

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Living Well With Dementia: How Can GPs Help?

Topics Covered Include:

- Understanding Dementia

- Treatment Options

- Early & Timely Diagnosis

- Questions & Answers

Date: Thursday 28 September 2017

Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)

Venue: Port Lincoln Hotel, Ballroom, 1 Lincoln Highway, Port Lincoln SA 5606

Cost: No Charge

3 COURSE DINNER & DRINKS INCLUDED

*Please advise us on any dietary requirements upon registration

Special Guest Speaker

Asscociate Professor Mark Yates, Consultant Physician in Geiatric Medicine

Associate Professor Mark Yates began at Ballarat as a Geriatrician on JB1(the Jim Gay Unit), was Clinical Director of Sub Acute Medicine from 2001 to 2009 and Clinical Director of Internal Medicine from 2007 to 2012. He has been active in medico-political circles most of his career - an AMSA delegate to the IFMSA in 1997 and 98 and the first student representative to AMA Vic Council. He has been a member of AMA Federal Council and AMA Victoria President from 2005-2007.

Associate Professor Yates is Chair of the IMS Research Group, a member of the BHS St John of God Ethics Committee and Principle Investigator for the Bapineuzemab Study. His current roles are Consultant Geriatrician at QE, Clinical Consultant of CADMS (Cognitive, Assessment and Dementia Management Service), Project Head of Cognitive Impairment Identifier Program, Director of Clinical Studies - Deakin University and Clinical Tutor at University of Melbourne. He is a past member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and a current member of the Ministers National Dementia Advisory Group.

His main areas of clinical interest are dementia and memory disorders, continence management, constipation, airways disease and health care delivery in an ageing society.

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