Pain and Dementia

This lecture aims to improve your knowledge and skills on the topic of the experience of pain for people living with dementia. The lecture will assist in understanding:
- Pain experience of older people and people with dementia in long term care settings
- Evidence around identifying and assessing pain in people with dementia
- Range of interventions utilised to manage pain
- Overview of the Intervene project (currently being undertaken by the Dementia Centre on pain in people with dementia).

Presenter: Arsh Katoch

Arsh Katoch is currently working as the team leader for Dementia Support Australia and has previously worked as senior dementia consultant with the Severe Behaviour Response team. He is currently studying his Masters in Applied Gerontology with Flinders University. Arsh has worked as a physiotherapist for eight years in geriatrics largely in community and residential care, with the main focus on working with people with dementia. He is a member of the APA Gerontology Committee Victoria, and has special interest in pain in dementia, impact of social determinants on incidence of dementia especially in a prison setting and exploring QoL for someone with dementia. 

Date: 14 November 2017
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm

14/11/2017 - 14/11/2017
APA National Office
Level 1
1175 Toorak Road
Camberwell, VIC


Tuesday, 14 November 2017

GPA/Rural/Student members complimentary
Other APA members $30.00
Non-APA $50.00
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
14/11/2017 6:30 PM

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