The Learning List - July 2021

By Lara Hitchcock. Published on 14/7/2021

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

AFTD 2021 Virtual Education Conference, Find help/ share hope May 13 & 14, 2021,

From Plan to Impact IV: Report Launch & Side Event to the 74th World Health Assembly May 28 2021

The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in FTD Care Thu, Jun 17, 2021,

Interesting stuff to read        

From Plan to Impact IV Progress towards targets of the WHO Global action plan on dementia

MSD. (July, 2020). Elder Abuse in Aotearoa. The proposed future strategy for Elder Abuse Response Services.

Hung, PhD, RN, L., Dahl, BMT, K., Peake, G., Poljak, L., Wong, L., Mann, LLD, J., ... & Chaudhury, PhD, H. (2021). Implementing Silent Disco Headphones in a Hospital Unit: A Qualitative Study of Feasibility, Acceptance, and Experience Among Patients and Staff. SAGE Open Nursing, 7, 23779608211021372.

Wiggin, D. A., Timmons, S., Rukundo, A., & Walsh, K. A. (2021). Improving the appropriateness of psychotropic prescribing for nursing home residents with dementia: an overview of reviews. Aging & Mental Health, 1-8.

Interesting websites        

South Island Alliance Health of older people resources

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

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