Palliative Care Education Videos
Palliative Care Education Videos
Social Isolation and the Impact on Older People
Tuesday 25 October 2022
Through discussion and case studies, viewers will be equipped with tools and tips for GPs and Practice Nurses to connect older people to local community hubs and support networks.
Discussion includes the Social/Medical aspects and the interaction between the two and how they impact social isolation for older people.
Learn practical tools/steps that GPs can take to link patients up to services/support.
- Recognise and proactively respond to the impact of social isolation on older people
- Differentiate the need for medical or social prescription when working with patients experiencing social isolation
- Compare available services that promote social interaction and evaluate these against the lifestyle and needs of patients
Dr Stephen Ginsborg | General Practitioner
Dr Stephen Ginsborg is a GP with interests include mental health, and elder, palliative and intergenerational care. He cares for all ages, but the challenges of ageing have great resonance for him in his work. He is committed to developing strategies that assist community, GPs and other health care professionals to offer options for people, based on compassionate care in a manner and place of their choice.
Dr James Ibraham | General Practitioner
Dr James Ibrahim is a GP and Director of Terrey Hills Medical Centre. He is the current Chair of the RACGP Social Prescribing Specific Interest Group and Sydney North Health Network AOD clinical lead. On a mission to personalise primary care.
Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms associated with Dementia and dealing with challenging behaviours
Tuesday 19 July 2022
This webinar assists GPs and other practitioners with the Detection of Dementia and the management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).
Through a series of case studies, viewers will be provided with skills to assistin the early detection of dementia in patients, alongside aid in determining appropriate referrals for health and support services in at risk patients.
In discussing SNHN Programs, LHD initiatives and the use of HealthPathways, viewers will modernise skills in assessing and treating the most common behavioural and psychological symptoms associated with dementia, including the impact on family or carers.
- Utilise course information to determine, access, and designate appropriate health and support service referrals
- Recognise the early signs of dementia in patients and understand what servies are available for referral
- Recognise the most common behavioral and psychological symptoms associated with dementia (BPSD)
- Identify how symptoms present and how to manage
- Critique recommended pharmacological options available, including their indications, to treat some of the behaviors
Prof Sue Kurrle | Geriatrician
Prof Kurrle is with the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney and Director at the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre. She is also Geriatrician and Clinical Director at the division of Rehabilitation And Aged Care at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital and Community Services.
Marie Alford | Head of Dementia Professional Services, Dementia Support Australia (DSA)
Marie is the Head of Dementia Centre Services, HammondCare at The Dementia Centre. In this role Marie leads the delivery and operations of programs including Dementia Support Australia. She is responsible for projects across The Dementia Centre with a focus on improving the quality of life for people in need.
For more information, please visit the SNHN dementia webpage
End of Life Care
Tuesday 16 June 2020
- Aged Care
- Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Antenatal Care
- Chronic Disease
- Climate Health
- Cultural Training
- Digital Health
- Domestic Violence
- Health Professional Wellbeing
- Mental Health
- Palliative Care
- Practice Support
- Preventative Health and Screening