NEW FOR 2014
Interactive Roundtable Sessions on High-Achieving Innovation Projects Hands-on Sessions with the Latest Assistive Technologies
Outstanding Speaker Faculty Includes:
• The Hon. Shayne Neumann, MP, Shadow Minister for Ageing
• Nicole Batsch, Study Author and Co-Author of World Alzheimer Report 2012, Alzheimer’s Disease International
• Prof Richard Fleming, Director, NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre
• Henry Brodaty, Director, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre-Assessment and Better Care and Co-Director, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, UNSW
• Bryce Vissel, Head of Research into Neural Plasticity and Regeneration, Garvan Institute
• Denise Craig, Senior Psychologist, Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), Queensland Government
• Paulene Mackell, Senior Project Officer Ageing and Complex Care, Department of Health, Victoria
• Tony Jones, Senior Clinical Consultant, DBMAS, Alzheimer’s Australia ACT
• Ann Kelly, Montessorian Dementia Consultant, Montessori for Dementia Australia
• Kaye Ervin, Research Fellow & Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Cobram District Health
• Rohan Wee, Aged Care Physician, Northern Health
• Sheryl Haywood, Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Candidate, Ashburton & Rural Health Services, Canterbury District Health Board
• Dr Suzanne Wass, Staff Specialist Geriatrician, Calvary Mater Newcastle
• Wendy Moyle, Director, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University & Dementia Collaborative Research Centre
• Peter Schofield, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Neuroscience Research Australia
Conference Themes Include:
• Living Longer, Living Better Care Reform Package
• Pioneering Research Advances in Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment
• How Strong are the Links Between Lifestyle and Dementia? Bridging the Physical and Mental Health Divide
• Evaluating the Role of the GP: Whose Responsibility is Diagnosis?
• Genetic Screening: A Risky Approach?
• Dementia-Friendly Environmental Design
• Effectively Managing BPSD and Challenging Behaviours
• To What Extent Will Assistive Technologies Replace One-to-One Interaction?
• Optimising Service Provision in Younger Onset Dementia (YOD)
• Overcoming the Stigma of Dementia
• Improving Communication With and Awareness Of Minority Groups
• Utilising a Person-Centred Approach: Best Practice for Nurses and Carers
Do not miss the 2 pre-conference workshops:
• "Room for change: Making your environmental audit work for people living with dementia" - Bernie McCarthy, Director, McCarthy
Psychology Services & Dr Sandra Davis, Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University
• "Practice Nurse Workshop; Contemporary Dementia Care - From Diagnosis to End Stage Care" - Dimity Pond, Professor, University of Newcastle & Helga Merl, Nurse Practitioner, Hunter Medicare Local
And a Tour & Demonstration of the NEW Alzheimer Australia Perc Walkley Dementia Learning Centre - LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE!
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|This conference is endorsed by APEC No 090810001 as authorised by Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) according to approved criteria. Attendance attracts 11 RCNA CNE points as part of RCNA’s Life Long Learning Program (3LP).|