The Learning List - July 2021
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, https://www.theaftd.org/education-conference-2021/
From Plan to Impact IV: Report Launch & Side Event to the 74th World Health Assembly May 28 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8OsEU1Pp8k
The Speech-Language Pathologist’s Role in FTD Care Thu, Jun 17, 2021, https://www.theaftd.org/webinar-the-speech-language-pathologists-role-in-ftd-care/
Interesting stuff to read
From Plan to Impact IV Progress towards targets of the WHO Global action plan on dementia https://www.alzint.org/resource/from-plan-to-impact-iv/
MSD. (July, 2020). Elder Abuse in Aotearoa. The proposed future strategy for Elder Abuse Response Services. https://msd.govt.nz/documents/about-msd-and-our-work/work-programmes/initiatives/family-and-sexual-violence/2020-07-elder-abuse-in-aotearoa-the-proposed-future-strategy-for-elder-abuse-response-services.pdf
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. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/23779608211021372
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. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13607863.2021.1922601?casa_token=y0xQySLBifAAAAAA:iomrgp-k-Fw_ti4ngG1HKGlbbiy26p7MzjgR6ilWTLcrDYHQ8sOxGk92VM5HNNnnoSfxHxi2i4uLig
South Island Alliance Health of older people resources
New Zealand Dementia Foundation –information, education, and knowledge on dementia and delirium.