Preventing Falls for People With Dementia
Lecture: Preventing falls for people with Dementia
Gerontology and Neurology Groups combined event
This presentation will be an insightful update into the latest research for preventing falls in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia. This lecture is available to students.
Presenter Dr Morag Taylor
Dr Morag Taylor is a NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow; currently her work is focusing on further understanding fall risk and, preventing falls and disability in older people with dementia. She completed her PhD in 2014, titled 'Understanding fall risk in cognitively impaired older people'. Morag has 15 published, peer reviewed manuscripts, eight as first author. She has presented her work nationally and internationally. Morag is a physiotherapist and worked on the Aged Care Rehabilitation ward at the Prince of Wales Hospital for 14 years (2002 – 2016). She was also a founding member of the Falls, Balance and Bone Health team at the Prince of Wales Hospital.
Date 1 November 2017
Time 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Registrations close 31 October 2017