Workshop: Dementia among Veterans – National Symposium Series – Brisbane, QLD

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21 Nov 2017

Dementia among Veterans

This two-hour workshop aims to raise awareness about veterans with dementia in Australia and their use of services.

Workshop objectives:

Participants will have an increased awareness of:

  • The latest research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and dementia
  • The impact of being a veteran on mood disorders in later life
  • The role of alcohol for some veterans in managing mental health issues and the consequences
  • Some of the latest research on traumatic brain injury and dementia
  • Barriers and enablers to quality care
  • Assessment tools and strategies
  • Where to go for further information/training (national and state-based).

This one day symposium consists of six separate two hour workshops which each focus on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia.

Session One 9.00 to 11.00am

Session Two 11.20am to 1.20pm

Session Three 2.00 to 4.00pm

Please follow the links above for more information, registration details and flyers for each individual two hour workshop taking place in Brisbane, QLD.

You can attend one workshop in each session time across the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend.

 

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Lyntara Quirke

Dementia Educator University of Wollongong

Learning Outcomes

This two-hour workshop aims to raise awareness about Veterans with dementia in Australia and their use of services.

Professional Value

This two hour workshop may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can attend one workshop in each session time across the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend. Refreshments will not be provided. There is La Mint Café on site where you can purchase a wide range of food and drinks.

Email: dta@qut.edu.au

Phone: 07 3138 3822

  • Registrations Open: 06 Oct 2017
  • Registrations Close: 13 Nov 2017
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N Block, Level 5, Room N516
QUT, Cnr Hill Rd & Ring Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD

  • Person Judith Harrison