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Dementia Australia have welcomed guest speakers to record a specialised education video for you to access.
In this video we are joined by Henry Brodaty, discussing the changes in behaviour people can experience living with dementia. The video will help you understand the varying experiences, the behavioural changes as the disease progresses, as well as strategies, options and support services available.
You will gain knowledge in:
- What changed behaviours are and why they occur in people living with dementia
- The importance of person-centeredness and how it can minimise changed behaviours
- Strategies to assist people living with dementia to live well
To view this video please register your access details below. Upon registering you will receive access on screen and an email to view at a later stage.
Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members.
Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO
Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO MB BS MD DSc FRACP FRANZCP, FAAHMS is a researcher, clinician, policy advisor and strong advocate for people with dementia and their carers.
At UNSW Sydney, Australia, he is Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, holds the Montefiore Chair of Healthy Brain Ageing and is the Director of the Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration. As well as being a prolific researcher, he is a senior psychogeriatrician within aged care psychiatry.
Professor Brodaty is the immediate past President of the International Psychogeriatric Association. He was a member of the Expert Advisory Panel for NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Care and has served on several New South Wales and Commonwealth committees related to ageing and dementia. Henry is also the past chairman of Alzheimer's Disease International, representing over 75 national Alzheimer Associations and past president of Alzheimer's Australia (now Dementia Australia) and Alzheimer's Australia (NSW).
Publishing over 500 papers and book chapters, Henry is on the editorial board of several journals and has been the recipient of a number of awards. Henry's lifetime achievements have been recognised by becoming an officer of the Order of Australia in 2000 and in June 2016 as recipient of the international Ryman Prize for the world’s best development, advance or achievement that enhances quality of life for older people.