"A BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH TO CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR IN DEMENTIA"
(Also known as Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia [BPSD])
Dr Michael Bird, Australian National University
Thursday February 8, 2001
9:00am to 5:00pm
National Ageing Research Institute
Melbourne Extended Care Centre
Poplar Road, Parkville VIC 3052
Price: A$35.00 Maximum 50 participants, minimum 20 participants
The Satellite Symposium has been specifically aimed at all those working in the nursing and allied health fields. You do not need to be registered for the main Meeting to attend. Dr Bird is a clinical psychologist currently employed at the Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Centre of the Australian National University. He has extensive experience in aged care, dementia research and the management of behavioural disturbances in dementia. The workshop will address conceptual issues, biopsychosocial assessment, management and compliance. Please note that the venue for this satellite workshop is in central Melbourne, 2 hours drive from the Lorne venue.