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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

Sessions:

Location Address Dates
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 01 Nov 2017 18:30
End date: 01 Nov 2017 19:30