Health prevention and promotion for cognitive impairment and dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care

By Dementia Training Australia

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DTA

Many risk factors for cognitive impairment and dementia are modifiable and primary care plays an important role in promoting brain health across the life course. This webinar will help you understand strategies to promote brain health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending your primary health care service. Join Lauren Poulos and Associate Professor Sarah Russell as they discuss risk factors for cognitive impairment and dementia, and explain ways to help health professionals to promote brain health and reduce the risk of dementia across the life course of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who attend primary care. This is video recording 4 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 prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples attending primary care.
  • Understand the modifiable risk factors of cognitive impairment and dementia.
  • Learn ways to promote brain health across the life course within the context of primary care.