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Neuropsychological assessments of cognitive impairment: practical tools

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Date: Friday 19 May 2017
Venue: TD144 Hawthorn Campus

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‌Seminar Series on Ageing

The talk will address assessment of cognition in older adults with possible dementia, covering topics such as:

  • tools for assessment
  • issues of when to assess
  • what to do with your results.

Presenter

Dr Anita Panayiotou is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Research Fellow at the National Ageing Research Institute. She manages the dementia research stream within the Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration. Dr Panayiotou has worked for the last several years in a range of settings including dementia clinics. 

About the Seminar Series

Swinburne’s Seminar Series on Ageing has been running for more than five years and is the only one of its kind in Australia. The series attracts presenters who are experts in geropsychology and covers issues relating to late life conditions and treatments.

The seminars are suitable for clinicians and trainee clinicians but can be understood by a broader range of people including consumers, families and carers. The Seminar Series is free and open to the public.

About the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults

The Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is a confidential counselling and support service for older adults living in residential and community settings. This service is run by psychology, counselling and social work students through Swinburne University of Technology.

The clinic also provides aged care professionals with mental health training and conducts research on the psychology of ageing.

Contact Information: Sunil Bhar
Email: sbhar@swin.edu.au Tel: +61 3 9214 8371