11 October 2019, Transforming dementia practice by Dr Allen Power

Churches of Christ in Queensland invites you to hear from Dr Al Power, world renowned Geriatrician and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine. 

Join us for an interactive presentation that will explore a change in the way we support residents with dementia. 

Dr Power is a respected international educator on transformational models of aged care, particularly for those with changing cognitive abilities, with extensive experience in changing dementia practice. He has written several books on this including Dementia beyond drugs and more recently Dementia beyond disease.

Key learning outcomes:

  1. Narrow biomedical view of dementia, and contrast with an experiential model. 
  2. Explore three of the seven domains of well-being with simple examples of each for people with advanced dementia. 
  3. Understand the drawbacks of antipsychotic use in hospice care for people living with dementia. 

Cost: $50

Refreshments provided

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Posted September 24, 2019 in Events