This symposium aims to inspire and equip healthcare professionals to provide excellence in care and support the needs of people living with dementia towards end of life.

Join us to increase your understanding of the terminal nature of dementia, and to discuss the components of person-centred care for people living with advanced dementia.

The program will bring together local leaders, specialists, advocates and champions in the field to share and discuss best-practice strategies and initiatives for improving quality person-centred dementia care across multiple settings.

Dying with dementia will be considered from a multidisciplinary and multifaceted lens and will include discussions on such topics as:

    • Demystifying Dementia Dr Steph Daly, General Practitioner, Sensus Cognition
    • Conversations in dementia and end of life care Luke Sheppard, Nurse Consultant, Specialist Dementia Care Unit
    • Advance care directives, Capacity & Goals of care Dr Chloe Furst, Geriatrician and Palliative Care Consultant, Central Adelaide Palliative Service
    • Self-care for health professionals & Bereavement Dr Karin Myhill, Senior Psychiatrist, Southern Adelaide Palliative Service
    • Symptom management Dr Duncan McKellar, Clinical Specialist, The Dementia Centre, HammondCare
    • End stage dementia & place of death Dr Tim To, Geriatrician and Palliative Care Consultant, Southern Adelaide Palliative Service

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    This symposium has reached capacity. Please register to join the waitlist!

    This project is made possible with funding from the South Australian Government under the Palliative Care 2022 Grants Program.

    Project partners include: SAPMEA, PCSA, Dementia Australia, DTA

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    Event details

    Saturday, February 11
    8.30am - 5.00pm

    Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide

    Presented By
    Local experts and specialists in Dementia care

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    If you have any questions about it, please contact-us.

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