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BFS Webinar – Assistive Technology & Dementia Care

April 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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The number of Australians living with dementia is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 413,106 of all ages have dementia in 2017. This number is expected to increase to 536,164 by 2025. Ensuring people with dementia stay well for longer in their own homes is not only important for the person with the diagnosis and their overall well-being but there are also obvious benefits for the healthcare system.
The role assistive technology can play in helping people stay at home longer and live more independent lives is rapidly increasing. Some of the areas where assistive technology may help include everyday living, monitoring, safety, communication, as well as prompts and reminders.
Let’s explore which technology may be suitable for someone you know or are caring for.

Our presenter

Our presenter is Lauren Todorovic. Lauren has worked in the healthcare industry for over a decade and is the Director of Aged Care Report Card, an online directory with reviews and SaaS for the senior care industry.

New to BFS webinars

If you are new to Blackboard Collaborate, please download and review this Blackboard Collaborate information.

Please note the time for this webinar is Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
This webinar will be held on a Thursday.