Past events 1 Nov 2017 to 31 Oct 2018

17 Nov 17

Quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia

2017 Gary Andrews International Fellow

The Qld Division of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) invites you to attend a special seminar with the 2017 Gary Andrews International Fellow

Professor Sube Banerjee

and

Dr Eddie Strivens.

Quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia
This seminar will talk about quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia, from both a local and an international perspective.

Learn about:

  • important local research on quality of care for people with dementia
  • international perspectives on quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia

Our Experts

Professor Sube Banerjee

Sube Banerjee is Professor of Dementia and Deputy Dean at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, directing its Centre for Dementia Studies. Clinically he works as an old age psychiatrist. He served as the UK Department of Health’s senior professional advisor on dementia leading the development of its National Dementia Strategy.

He is active in health system development and works with industry and governments on health systems, policy and strategies to improve health for older adults with complex needs and those with dementia. An applied health researcher, he focusses on quality of life in dementia, evaluation of new treatments and services, and the interface between policy, research and practice. He has been awarded national and international awards for work in policy and research in dementia.

Dr Eddie Strivens

Dr Eddy Strivens is the Regional Geriatrician and Clinical Director for Older Persons, Subacute and Rehabilitation Services
Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Services, is an Adjunct Associate Professor with James Cook University School of Medicine and the current President of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine. Eddy is based in Cairns and his medical interests include sub-acute care, dementia in acute care and regional outpatient memory clinics. His research interests include Dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities and Models of Integrative Service Delivery, including Telegeriatrics and Transitions in Sub-Acute Care, and he has set up services to provide diagnostic and dementia management service to remote communities in Cape York. In 2015 Eddy was awarded the Public Service Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours for services to Queensland Health in the area of Aged Care and the biennial Louis Ariotti Award for Excellence and Innovation in the field of Rural and Remote Health.

In Collaboration

Event Details

4.30pm Registrations and networking

5pm - 7pm - Presentations

Event Date & Time: Friday 17 November, 4.30 for 5:00 to 7:00pm

Event Location: CQU Cairns, QLD
Central Queensland University - Cairns Campus
Level 3, Rooms 3.27 and 3.28
Corner Abbott and Shields Streets, Cairns

Registrations Open: 27th Oct 17 10:00 AM

Registrations Close: 16th Nov 17 6:30 PM

Places Available: 7

Your Investment

Member: FREE
Non-member: $20
Member (Student/Concession): FREE
Non-Member (Student/Concession): $10

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