Illawarra Dementia Forum 2021

Type: Video 2 hrs 1 min

National Webinar – Wednesday 10 March 2021

The annual Illawarra Dementia Forum reaches out to people living with dementia, their families and carers in the local community.  The 2021 forum focuses on how Allied Health can help to support the care, well-being and enablement of people living with dementia

The webinar features presentations from Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) geriatrician Dr Clair Langford and members of the ISLHD Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre’s* allied health team. The webinar also includes a panel discussion hosted by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) Executive Director, Professor Belinda Goodenough.

This year’s forum was supported by Dementia Australia, DTA, ISLHD, University of Wollongong and the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra.

*Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre is a purpose-built facility for aged care services, operated by the ISLHD, in Bulli, NSW. The centre’s outpatient services clinic provides a team of health professionals including allied health, geriatricians, neuropsychologist and Clinical Nurse Specialist, working together to provide comprehensive care for older clients and their carers living in the community.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr Clair Langford

Geriatrician, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

PANEL DISCUSSION

Professor Belinda Goodenough

Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia (DTA)
Panel Chair

Lilliana Barone

Clinical Lead Aged Care Dietitian, Department Nutrition and Dietetics, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Alexia Bradley

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre, Geriatric Outpatients Therapy Unit, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Donna Horan*

Senior Occupational Therapist, Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
*Donna has recently taken up another position within the aged care sector.

Robert Pinchin

Dementia Advisor, Dementia Advisory Service, Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Melissa Roach

Outpatient Physiotherapy Clinical Lead, Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Penny Steele

Clinical Neuropsychology Registrar, Rehabilitation and Medical Psychology Department, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Katie Tsaccounis

Speech Pathologist, Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Speech Pathology Clinical Leader, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

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