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Navigating Frailty and Aged Care Guiding patients and their families through available services

Wed 7th July @ 7:00 pm

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and Residential Aged Care Facility Staff to hear about:

  • A new local Specialist Geriatric Outreach service to support general practice
  • The launch of our new Frailty screening app
  • How to utilise the new HealthNavigators service to help you find local services
  • General tips on the management of frail and older people and local aged care service navigation

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DATE:
Wed 7th July


TIME:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


VENUE:

NSW
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SPEAKERS:

DR LINDA XU
Geriatrician and General Physician
DR YOG CHOPRA
Staff Specialist Geriatric & General Medicine, Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital
DR PRAVEEN (PRAV) SIVABALAN
Geriatrician, Royal North Shore Hospital
JANE MECCELLI
Social Worker and Relationships Manager, Yourside
SARAH KERR
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Uniting Nth Sydney Home and Community Care
MONA VALE GERIATRIC EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (GEM) UNIT
Including information on services and referral pathway for GEM

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, RACF Staff, Allied Health Professionals and their staff.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  •  Assess and Manage data to assist in the identification and recognition of frail and older people and people that are at risk of deterioration
  • Utilise Geriatric specialist support to appropriately manage patient intervention
  • Prevent unplanned hospitalisation of patients through ongoing co-management of patients between GPs and Geriatrician
  • Identify effective patient referral pathways and options for accessing
COST:
No cost for GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists, RACF Staff, Allied Health Professionals and their staff practising within the SNHN region


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.



REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ATTENDANCE.
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