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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 Joanna-lee Tan, Titled Gerontological Physiotherapist and National Chairperson of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Gerontology group. Joanna-lee will explain the role of physiotherapy in the management of physical changes associated with dementia.
You will gain knowledge in:
- The physical impacts of dementia on the body
- The role of physiotherapy interventions to maintain or improve the physical health and well-being of a person living with dementia
- How to access a physiotherapist
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.
Graduating from the University of South Australia in 1995, Joanna-lee Tan has worked as a physiotherapist in major hospitals, community and home care services, residential care, private practice and the not-for-profit sector. Joanna-lee is an APA Titled Gerontological Physiotherapist and is a member of the Clinical College of Physiotherapy. Joanna-lee is the National Chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Gerontology Group and the APA representative on the National Aged Care Alliance.