16/09/201916/09/2020 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm – The Australasian Delirium Association Meeting will be in Brisbane from 2-4 September 2020, featuring a lineup of international experts, from Europe and North America, medical, nursing and allied health speaking on a wide range of aspects of delirium including basic clinical care, systems for managing delirium and high level research. Go to www.delirium.org.au for updates. […]
16/09/201922/09/2019 @ All Day – 16-22 September 2019 is Dementia Action Week. Dementia Australia has resources and information on how you can be involved: Dementia Australia – Dementia Action Week
11/09/2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The tenth webinar will be of interest to those who would like to understand how safe and high quality care is provided in ED and ICU settings for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium. The webinar will outline why and how to identify cognitive impairment (including delirium) in these settings and strategies […]
10/10/2018 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm – HIP COGNITIVE, DEMENTIA AND MEMORY SERVICE (CDAMS) presents: “Dementia, more than Cognitive Impairment: Managing the Whole Person” Speakers include: Professor David Ames Professor of Ageing & Health, University of Melbourne Professor Sue Kurrle Current Chair in Health Care of Older People in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney Professor Gustavo Duque Academic Lead […]
16/10/2018 @ All Day – Alzheimer’s WA Community Services Symposium – The ‘We’ in Dementia will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 16 October 2018. The symposium brings together service providers to participate in a dynamic event of sharing ideas and opportunities to enhance the lives of people living with dementia. Hosted by MC Deborah Kennedy, speakers […]
28/08/2018 @ All Day – Echuca Regional Health Grand Rounds will be held on 28 August 2018 and will feature cognitive impairment and the NSQHS Standards.
10/09/201813/09/2018 @ All Day – The Australian College of Nurse Practitioners National Conference is the College’s flagship event that offers a comprehensive and diverse program focused on bringing together Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses and Nursing leaders from around the Nation. Delegates are invited to explore Dimensions in Care conference that takes an in-depth look at the Nurse Practitioner Profession and its […]
26/06/2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Our ninth webinar will be of interest to those who would like to understand how to set up and implement a person centred volunteer program within their hospital to support patients with cognitive impairment or who are at greatest risk of developing delirium. More information on the presentations and speakers will be available shortly. You […]
27/06/201829/06/2018 @ All Day – Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Sydney, on the 27-29th of June at the International Convention Centre. The meeting theme is “Cutting edge: Optimising the Journey for Older Surgical Patients”. For further information, click here.
16/05/2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The next Chat with the Champions will be held on Wednesday 16 May at 3 – 4pm (AEST). If you would like to participate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, role, hospital and email address.
26/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Register for our next webinar here. It is for those working in hospitals who would like tips and advice on how to improve the hospital environment for people with cognitive impairment. Richard Fleming, the Executive Director of Dementia Training Australia and Jill Marjoram, General Manager, Lithgow Hospital will be discussing: Environment design principles What DTA can […]
14/03/2018 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm – On World Delirium Awareness Day, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is hosting the District Delirium Forum at the St George Hospital, Kogarah. Speakers include: Professor Yahya Shehabi – Critical Care Physician & International Researcher, Monash Health and UNSW A/Prof. Gideon Caplan – Director of Post-Acute Care Services & Director Geriatric Medicine POWH Dr Jayita De […]
20/02/2018 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Our seventh webinar will be of interest to clinicians who would like to learn more about medication safety for people with cognitive impairment in hospital. The webinar will cover key elements such as medication reconciliation and review, appropriate prescribing, consumer involvement and education, and medicines at transitions. Starting with a consumer story, our three speakers will illustrate the importance of […]
09/03/2018 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm – SA Health is hosting the Preparing, Sharing and Caring for Cognitive Impairment conference at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Key note speakers: 1. Professor Susan Kurrle is the Curran Professor in Health Care of Older People, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, and the Director, NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre. Sue will be presenting on improving outcomes for […]
23/03/2018 @ All Day – The combined Statewide Dementia Clinical Network (SDCN) and Statewide Older Person’s Health Clinical Network (SOPHCN) forum is being held on Friday 23 March 2018, in Queensland.
13/12/2017 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – The Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign is inviting lead hospital cognitive champions to a question and answer webinar. Principal advisor for the Cognitive Impairment program at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care will answer your questions on the inclusion of cognitive impairment in the second edition of the National Safety and […]
19/11/201723/11/2017 @ 12:00 am – Hosted by Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. Join Cognitive Impairment Advisory Group member, Glenn Arendts for a pre-meeting workshop to learn some AGESIM (Advanced Geriatric Emergencies in Short Modules). Further information available here.
14/03/2018 @ All Day – The date has been set internationally as 14th March 2018. Start thinking about how you and your colleagues can celebrate #WDAD2018. For further information visit: http://www.idelirium.org/world-delirium-awareness-day.html
07/06/201808/06/2018 @ All Day – Dementia Centre and HammondCare present: 2018 International Dementia Conference: Mission Impossible? Truth & Lies in the Age of Choice Event Description Choice is the central theme of the 2018 conference. The conference brings together global thinking on important issues as we seek to understand what is at the heart of what we do. Consumer directed […]
06/09/201807/09/2018 @ 12:00 am – Australasian Delirium Association presents 2018 DECLARED Conference. Further information is available here and click here to download the DECLARED Conference program.
09/11/201711/11/2017 @ 12:00 am – Cognitive Impairment Advisory Group member, Peggy Bain, is presenting on ‘NSQHS standards and cognitive impairment’
23/10/2017 @ All Day – The Commission is sponsoring the Delirium Masterclass with international expert, Professor Sharon Inouye: 23 October 2017, University of New South Wales, Sydney