FREE in-person BPSD seminar | Adelaide

Date: 19 May 2021 - 19 May 2021
Location: Adelaide
Venue: Victoria Room, Hilton Adelaide. 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000
Event type: Talk
Cost: Free
FREE in-person BPSD seminar | Adelaide

Our new free-to-attend session will continue the conversation on best-practice evidence-based approaches and treatments that are improving the lives of people experiencing changes in behaviour.

Time: Registration from 8:30am. Concluding at 12:45 pm with lunch.

Workshop highlights include:

  • A thought-provoking panel session with internationally recognised experts Prof Susan Kurrle, A/Prof Steve Macfarlane, and Dr Duncan McKellar as they discuss and debate the latest evidence-based insights of medication vs non-pharmacological treatments of BPSD with opportunities for Q&A from the audience
  • Unique on the ground perspectives from Dementia Consultants as they share real-life stories and strategies for creating meaningful connections with a person living with dementia
  • Overview of Dementia Support Australia and other Australian Government funded programs that support people with dementia

Why attend?

To find out the latest from our clinical experts and catch up with fellow professionals on Behaviours and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.

  • Innovative strategies of individualised care and engagement, and their effects 
  • Evidence of the positive impact of non-pharmacological in the treatment of BPSD
  • Importance of training and education for health and care professionals in dementia care
  • Link between BPSD and elder abuse, and impact of the Royal Commission

Panellists: Dr Duncan McKellar, Professor Susan Kurrle and Professor Steve Macfarlane.

FREE in-person BPSD seminar | Adelaide