A structured approach to managing dementia in general practice

By Dementia Training Australia

Access on dta.com.au

Dementia is a common presentation in general practice. Dementia is a common presentation in general practice. It is the leading cause of death in women in Australia and second leading cause of death overall. This recorded webinar, the third in a series of webinars on dementia, has been designed to provide GPs and nurses with a layered chronic disease management approach to supporting patients with dementia. This webinar will include an interactive discussion with panelists demonstrating a patient-centred approach to managing dementia while at the same time supporting family members and carers.

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Outline the difficulty in diagnosing and managing dementia despite it being a common cause of death.
  • Apply the Inclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Apply the Exclusion Criteria Framework in assessing patients for a possible diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Dementia.
  • Recognise features other than memory loss in people with dementia by applying the Domains Framework