Falls and Dementia in research and clinical practice
Fri 7th Apr 2017
The aim of this seminar is to highlight and discuss evidence based research addressing the increased risk of Falls in individuals living with dementia
-Does clinical practice align with research evidence?
-what factors may mediate the increased risk of falls in dementia and indeed in cognitive impairment?
-what can we do to ameliorate risk factors and to prevent falls?
10.00 am to 10.30 am Arrival/registration
10.30 am to 11.00 am Andrea Tales: Attention and Falls
11.00 am to 11.30 am Emma Richards: Falls in vascular dementia and related conditions
11.30 am to 11.45 am Break
11.45 am to 12.15 pm Joanne Hudson: Changes in personal narratives and participation in a falls prevention programme.
12.15 pm to 12.45 pm Mick Dennis: e-cohort study on anti-psychotic medication in dementia & falls
summary and talk about plan for afternoon: Andrea Tales
12.45 pm to 1.45 pm Lunch
13.45 pm to 3.00 pm Open discussion