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Upcoming Barriers and Enablers on the Dementia Journey

Barriers and Enablers on the Dementia Journey

Educational Webinar: Conversational panel with health experts

 

What are some of the barriers that can make the dementia journey more difficult for people living with dementia and their families?

What are some of the enablers that can support people living with dementia and their families along the dementia journey?

Dementia New Zealand is hosting a conversation, asking these questions to three health professionals working in different services supporting people living with dementia and their families. We will be joined by Dr. Gary Cheung (Psychiatrist for Mental Health services for older people, Dr. Sarah Cullum (Old age Psychiatrist for Memory Team and Associate Professor at University of Auckland, and Lara Hitchcock (Registered Nurse, Memory Assessment Clinic at Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury).

Date: Friday 26th July
Time: 10am – 11am
Online via Zoom. A recording of this webinar will be emailed to those who registered the week following the live event.

Topics our experts will cover include:

– The diagnosis procedure – experience of working within the memory team at Middlemore Hospital
– E-DIVA: training website to enable and empower carers
– Barriers for Asian people to accessing services
– Increase the access to cognitive stimulation therapy for people living with dementia and its benefits.
– Barrier to people with Young-onset dementia and potential solutions.

Details Price Qty
Carer/Whānau/General Admission - ONLINEshow details + $20.00 NZD  
Professional Admission - ONLINEshow details + $50.00 NZD  

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