Palliative care in dementia; A collaborative approach – WA guest lecture

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Palliative care in dementia; A collaborative approach

Guest Lecture – Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Dr. Scott Blackwell and Shannon Tassell, nurse practitioner


This presentation provides:

  • An overview of a collaborative model of clinical care involving GPs and Nurse Practitioners in providing palliative care for people with dementia in a residential aged care facility setting
  • How clinical settings have been modified over time to achieve the desired outcomes in palliation for people with dementia and their families
  • Outcomes of six years of working with this model in residential aged care

Dr. Scott Blackwell and Shannon Tassell, nurse practitioner

Learning Outcomes

  • Provide an overview of a collaborative model of clinical care involving GPs and Nurse Practitioners in providing palliative care for people with dementia in a residential aged care facility setting
  • Show how clinical settings have been modified over time to achieve the desired outcomes in palliation for people with dementia and their families
  • Explain outcomes of six years of working with this model in residential aged care

Professional Value

This one hour presentation may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).