Alzheimer's Australia 15th National conference
The theme of this conference is The tiles of life - colouring the future. It will challenge participants to reflect on their experience of living with dementia and how to stretch their thinking about the disease, and how best to care for people living with dementia.
Indigenous content includes:
- the use of creative arts as a means of cultural awareness education and as cultural expression for Aboriginal people living with dementia in mainstream residential aged care facilities (RACF) - Heather Freegard
- Victorian indigenous cognitive impairment screening tool study - John Price
- brain health and dementia in urban Aboriginal Australians: outcomes of the Koori growing old well study - Tony Broe Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of NSW and Prince of Wales Hospital
- Hermannsburg brain health afternoon; planning a brain health information session for an Aboriginal community - Nicole O'Connor.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet will be running a cafe at this conference.
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