Best practice cognitive impairment and dementia care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care

By Dementia Training Australia

Access on dta.com.au

This first webinar is aimed at General Practitioners. Join Dr Mary Belfrage and Professor Dimity Pond as they give an overview of best practice principles in the detection and management of cognitive impairment and dementia, focusing on the cultural context of addressing the needs of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their families, carers and communities. This is video recording 1 of a 6 part series: Let's CHAT Dementia

Domains:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Describe best practice clinical and cultural aspects of the detection and management of cognitive impairment and dementia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care.
  • Understand the ways in which brain health can be incorporated into primary health care throughout the life course.
  • Learn about the MBS and PBS aspects of providing care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with cognitive impairment and dementia over the age of 50 years.