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A communication tool developed to help people living with dementia who are admitted to hospital.
The ‘Focus on the Person’ form was developed in 2017 following a study involving teams from Curtin University and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, working alongside a reference group inclusive of family carers of people with dementia.
Chris Toye, who led the 2017 research project, is an Associate Professor at Curtin University.
- Date September 19, 2018
- Time from 06:00 PM
- Time to 07:00 PM
- Location / Region Western Australia / Bentley
- Asset Type Guest Lecture
- Learning Pathway Discovery
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Person-Centred Care, Palliative Care
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Primary Care, Respite Care, Hospice or Palliative Care, Transition Care
- Target Occupations Medical & Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Management & Administration, Education & Evaluation, Person Living with Dementia / Family Carer
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia
- Event Flyer Chris-Toye-FINAL.pdf
- Knowledge Translation Thinking
- Registration Phone (08) 9224 0333 (Mon-Thur 8-4pm WST)
Associate Professor, Older Persons' Health Care, Curtin University
Learning OutcomesThis guest lecture will:
- Explain the need for form development
- Describe the process undertaken to ensure the form's usefulness
- Present the form's components and how it can be used
This one hour guest lecture may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia