Guiding Occupational Therapy Practice for People Living with Dementia in the Community, aims to enhance current occupational therapy clinical practice supporting and assisting people living with dementia and their care partners.
Sue Gordon, Education Coordinator at Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, as she delves further into the structure, intent and application of the new standards and advises on how best to prepare for assessment against them.
Activities give our lives meaning and purpose, and structure our days. They provide opportunities for self-expression, creativity, connecting with others, experiencing success and reinforce our self-identity.
This lecture will address the evidence linking sleep and circadian disturbance with cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative disease including mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
Participants will understand how to assess and manage delirium and delirium superimposed on dementia, will identify challenges and facilitators in their own practice setting to improve care for persons with dementia and delirium and will describe components of age friendly care.
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