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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Reminder and more information: Dementia and disabilities seminar

Earlier post about this important event

If you are in Queensland, you might be interested in this opportunity to hear Diana Kerr

Disabilities and dementia: a workshop for people with disabilities or dementia, carers and healthcare professionals working in dementia care

Alzheimer’s Australia NSW will hold a full-day seminar on disabilities and dementia with renowned specialist, Diana Kerr - a leading figure in the UK in the area of dementia and learning disability, and a Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

A number of local experts will join Diana Kerr and make the seminar an essential day for families and professionals interested in the field.

Dr Seeta Durvasula from the Centre for Developmental Disability Studies, University of Sydney, will speak on distinguishing a deterioration in intellectual ability from dementia

Christine Regan from NCOSS will describe a personal journey through the acute health system

Marti Travers and Tammy Gaylard work at the Sylvanvale Foundation and provide an update of a clinical trial involving one of their clients

Pam Rogers will share her palliative care experiences at Sunshine Homes

Date: Monday 6 April 2009

Venue: Parramatta Leagues Club

Address: 13 -15 O'Connell St Parramatta, NSW

Time: 8.30 for a 9:00am start

Cost: $85 for health professionals, or $55 for people with disability or dementia, carers or support organisations. Registration includes lunch.

Places are limited so please book early

For further information or to register, contact us now:

email or phone Education Services at Alzheimer's Australia NSW on (02) 8875 4686

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