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Dementia Australia have welcomed guest speakers to record a specialised education video for you to access.
Dementia with Lewy Bodies is often unrecognised or misdiagnosed leading to problems with prognosis and management. In this video we are joined by Simon Lewis, highlighting some of the challenges posed by the variety of ways in which Dementia with Lewy Bodies can present, as well as common symptoms and their management in the clinic.
You will gain knowledge in:
- The variety of ways Dementia with Lewy Bodies can present
- Why Dementia with Lewy Bodies is commonly misdiagnosed
- Common symptoms and their management
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.
Professor Simon Lewis
Simon Lewis is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sydney and an NHMRC Leadership Fellow. He is the Clinical Director of the Ageing Brain Clinic and Director of the Parkinson's Disease Research Clinic at the Brain and Mind Centre and heads the NSW Movement Disorders Brain Donor program.
He has published over 200 peer review papers, 2 books and 8 book chapters and has attracted over $5 million in funding from various sources including the NHMRC, ARC and Michael J Fox Foundation to support his research interests targeting quality of life in neurodegenerative diseases.