Palliative care in dementia

Type: Video 51 mins
Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3

Palliative care in dementia; A collaborative approach

This presentation provides:

  • An overview of a collaborative model of clinical care involving GPs and Nurse Practitioners in providing palliative care for people with dementia in a residential aged care facility setting
  • How clinical settings have been modified over time to achieve the desired outcomes in palliation for people with dementia and their families
  • Outcomes of six years of working with this model in residential aged care

PRESENTERS

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Dr. Scott Blackwell

Dr. Scott Blackwell is the director and a general practitioner at Joondanna medical

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Shannon Tassell

Shannon Tassell is the director and a nurse practitioner at Joondanna medical

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Provide an overview of a collaborative model of clinical care involving GPs and Nurse Practitioners in providing palliative care for people with dementia in a residential aged care facility setting
  • Show how clinical settings have been modified over time to achieve the desired outcomes in palliation for people with dementia and their families
  • Explain outcomes of six years of working with this model in residential aged care


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