Live webinar - What's in the near future for dementia - 25 February 2021

What’s in the near future for dementia - with regard to investigation, assessment and treatment

Join Dr Allan Shell, Prof James Vickers and Prof Dimity Pond as we discuss the latest developments in dementia care, and what the near future of dementia investigation, assessment and treatment will look like.

Bring your curly questions too! Participants will also have the opportunity to engage with, and ask questions of the panel.

Date and time: Thursday 25 February 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm AEDT
6:00pm - 7:30pm AEST
6:30pm - 8:00pm ACDT
5:30pm - 7:00pm ACST
4:00pm - 5:30pm AWST

Duraton: 1.5 hours

Professional development: 3 RACGP CPD points/2 ACRRM PDP hours

Presented by:

Dr Allan Shell (Moderator)

Prof James Vickers

Prof Dimity Pond

Dr Allan Shell
Dr Shell has an extensive background in general practice and has been involved with the Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) at UNSW, as an Academic GP and as an Adjunct Senior Lecturer. He has co-authored a number of peer-reviewed papers on dementia, and is involved in a national project to improve dementia management in primary care.

Prof James Vickers
Professor Vickers is the Director of the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania, and currently serves on the board of the Dementia Australia Research Foundation. His research interests include neurodegenerative disease (particularly Alzheimer's disease), traumatic brain injury, structural brain plasticity, dementia risk reduction and health services for dementia.

Prof Dimity Pond
Professor Pond is Professor of General Practice at the University of Newcastle. She conducts research in the area of mental health and particularly dementia, focussing mainly on GP identification and management of this. She has secured over $12million in research funds, and has published over 150 papers in peer reviewed journals. Dimity also works in clinical practice in Berowra, on the outskirts of Sydney.

This activity is sponsored by Dementia Training Australia.