Falls and Dementia in research and clinical practice

Fri 7th Apr 2017

The aim of this seminar is to highlight and discuss evidence based research addressing the increased risk of Falls in individuals living with dementia


-Does clinical practice align with research evidence? 

-what factors may mediate the increased risk of falls in dementia and indeed in cognitive impairment?

-what can we do to ameliorate risk factors and to prevent falls?


Draft Agenda


10.00 am to 10.30 am    Arrival/registration


10.30 am to 11.00 am    Andrea Tales: Attention and Falls


11.00 am to 11.30 am    Emma Richards: Falls in vascular dementia and related conditions


11.30 am to 11.45 am  Break


11.45 am to 12.15 pm  Joanne Hudson: Changes in personal narratives and participation in a falls prevention programme.


12.15 pm to 12.45 pm   Mick Dennis: e-cohort study on anti-psychotic medication in dementia & falls


   summary and talk about plan for afternoon:  Andrea Tales


12.45 pm  to 1.45 pm Lunch


13.45 pm to 3.00 pm  Open discussion


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