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Let’s CHAT Dementia Webinar – Free online event
2 September 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dementia is a rapidly growing health issue for Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander peoples. Let’s CHAT (Community Health Approaches To)
Dementia is a NHMRC-funded co-design project based in 12 Aboriginal
Community Controlled Health Services across Australia which aims to
optimise detection and management of cognitive impairment in
In 2020, the Let’s CHAT Dementia team developed a Best-practice
guide to cognitive impairment and dementia care for Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander people attending primary care that has been
accepted as a clinical resource by the RACGP.
In collaboration with Dementia Training Australia, the Let’s CHAT
Dementia team and partners bring you a six-part series of webinars,
which will give an overview of cognitive impairment and dementia
care and draw on the story of Aunty Molly as she is guided and
supported, from receiving a diagnosis of dementia to end-of-life care.
This series is aimed at primary health care teams including General
Practitioners, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners
and health workers, nurses, allied health professionals and others who
work in primary care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Best Practice Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Care