Event Date: Jan 14, 2019
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This presentation will broadly cover the spectrum of psychosocial research in dementia - past, present and future. Dr. Brodaty will summarise the evidence and provide examples of success as well discuss therapies aimed at the person with dementia, the effects of dementia on and interventions for family carers as well as interventions for behaviours and psychological symptoms associated with dementia. Overall this webinar aims to demonstrate that psychosocial research in dementia has increased in breadth, innovation, quantity, quality and rigour.
This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).
Henry Brodaty, MB BS, MD, DSc, FRACP, FRANZCP, FAHMS
Professor Brodaty is a researcher, clinician, policy advisor and strong advocate for people with dementia and their carers. At the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, he is Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, Montefiore Chair of Health Brain Ageing, Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, and Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration. As well as being a prolific researcher with over 500 publications in refereed journals, he is a senior psychogeriatrician and Head of the Memory Clinic at Prince of Wales
Hospital in Sydney.
Professor Brodaty was previously President of the International Psychogeriatric Association, Chairman of Alzheimer’s Disease International, and President of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW and Alzheimer’s Australia. In 2000 he became an officer of the Order of Australia and in June 2016 received the Ryman Prize for the world’s best development, advance or achievement that enhances quality of life for older people.