Dementia management demystified – A stepwise approach to initiating the post-diagnostic care of dementia in general practice
On-demand recorded 5 Oct 2022
This three-part webinar series, presented by RACGP Specific Interests and Dementia Training Australia will offer a practical and stepwise approach to improving your knowledge, skills, and confidence in diagnosing and managing dementia in general practice.
Presented by three GP specialists in dementia, this third webinar discusses the dementia trajectory and provides post-diagnostic care strategies for different stages of the disease. It will also discuss resources, such as GP management plans and their use.
- Apply a patient-centred stepwise chronic disease management approach to the post-diagnostic care of dementia
- Explain the role of medications in the post-diagnostic care of dementia
- Describe the role other health practitioners can play in the post-diagnostic care of a person with dementia.
This event is part of Demystifying dementia – RACGP Specific Interests and Dementia Training Australia webinar series. Events in this series are:
Dr Steph Daly
Dr Daly is a GP specialist in dementia. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and completed post-graduate training in Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford (UK). Since moving to Australia she has become an advocate for patients living with dementia and facilitated her practice to becoming one of the first dementia-friendly, and Dementia Australia approved, GP clinics in Australia.
Dr Daly established and coordinates the Dementia Subgroup of RACGP Specific Interests Aged Care.
Dr Hilton Koppe
Dr Koppe is a GP in Lennox Head, a small village on the east coast. He combines his clinical work with an active role in medical education, training new and experienced doctors within the region and around Australia.
Since 2017, Dr Koppe has been working with the team at The University of Tasmania’s Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, and with Dementia Training Australia to develop and deliver innovative education programs to assist with the recognition, diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice.
Dr Marita Long
Dr Long graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2007 and became a Fellow in 2013, and has been an active College member since that time. She has a Diploma of Child Health and a Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health, has worked in a diverse range of general practice settings and has also been a GP medical educator.