The Learning List - September 2021

By Lara Hitchcock. Published on 14/9/2021

Lara Hitchcock, Registered Nurse with the Memory Assessment Clinic at Burwood Hospital, shares a selection of dementia and delirium education resources from the past month.

Interesting stuff to watch

Goodfellows podcast Alzheimer's Disease: Metabolic strategies to slow and reverse progression 28 July 2021

OPAN The Ageing Mosaic – Supporting My Cultural Diversity 10 August 2021

OPAN Intersections: Ageing and Disability 31 Aug 2021

Alzheimer’s NZ Brain health – Behind the science. September 7th 2021

DAI Webinar 1: Rehabilitation to maintain physical function, 8 September 2021

MOH Assisted dying implementation webinars - The role of the wider workforce in assisted dying services and preparations for health providers Wednesday 15 September

Nursing Times Deconditioning – A preventable harm 16 September 2021 (to be uploaded soon)

AFTD The Role of Neuropalliative Care in FTD Saturday September 18th

DAI Webinar 2: Living life to the full: rehabilitation of daily activities and leisure for people with dementia, 15 September 2021 (to be uploaded soon)

ADI World Alzheimer Report 2021: Launch Webinar - Journey through the diagnosis of dementia 21st September 2021

DAI Webinar 3: Cognition-oriented treatments for people with dementia 22 September 2021 (to be uploaded soon)

Interesting stuff to read        

ADI World Alzheimer Report 2021: Journey through the diagnosis of dementia

DAI global report 2021 Valuing the advocacy of people with dementia: moving dementia out of the shadows

Chenoweth, L., Cook, J., & Williams, A. (2021, September). Perceptions of Care Quality during an Acute Hospital Stay for Persons with Dementia and Family/Carers. In Healthcare (Vol. 9, No. 9, p. 1176). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. file:///C:/Users/laran/Downloads/healthcare-09-01176-v2.pdf

Méndez-Martínez, C., Fernández-Martínez, M. N., García-Suárez, M., Martínez-Isasi, S., Fernández-Fernández, J. A., & Fernández-García, D. (2021, September). Related Factors and Treatment of Postoperative Delirium in Old Adult Patients: An Integrative Review. In Healthcare (Vol. 9, No. 9, p. 1103). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. file:///C:/Users/laran/Downloads/healthcare-09-01103-v2.pdf

Sawhney, I., Taylor, A., Ather, S., & Mukaetova-Ladinska, E. B. Use of Anticholinergic Drugs in People Referred to an Urban Memory Clinic Service Setting.

Interesting websites        

MOH End of Life Choice Act implementation resources

New Zealand Dementia Foundation –information, education, and knowledge on dementia and delirium.

South Island Alliance Health of older people resources

The Neurological Foundation Lecture Library.

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) Medication: It’s your choice. It’s your right.

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