Webinar series


Monday 16 September 2019


Individual fee £35 or all 3 webinars in the series for £99

Other webinars in the Care of the Older Person series:

Polypharmacy – Monday 9 September 2019
Falls and Frailty – Monday 23 September 2019

Audience: GPs (all grades)

Care of the Older Person Webinar Series: Dementia

This webinar aims to enable GPs and Primary Care healthcare professionals to improve the quality of evidence based dementia care.

Join this webinar to learn and ask an expert your questions about:

  • Pre-diagnostic assessment
  • Early intervention and post diagnostic support (drug & non-pharmacological approaches)
  • Management of challenging areas
    • Assessment of capacity & future care planning
    • Fitness to drive
    • Behavioural areas
  • Towards and at end of life care
  • Prevention: risk reduction & ‘high risk groups’  

After this webinar, you will:

  • Be more aware of evidence-base in dementia care
  • Be able to provide a comprehensive post-diagnostic dementia review including carer support
  • Know how to assess a person’s capacity and undertake discussions on planning ahead
  • Know how to develop a clinical management plan for behavioural issues in a person with dementia
  • Better understand the clinical challenges in care towards and at end of life in dementia

Extra features

Dedicated Q&A session

30 day on-demand access to the video recording and presentation slides

 Booking this webinar will give you a 10% discount for BMJ Learning


CPD Certificate of participation

30 day access to webinar recording

 Flexible distance learning

 Watch in your own time

 1 CPD hour

 Includes speaker presentation slides

Louise Robinson

Louise Robinson

Director, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and part-time GP

Professor Louise Robinson, Director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing is a part time GP and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing at Newcastle University. Louise holds a National Institute for Health Research Professorship, with a research programme focused on improving quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia.  She is the national primary care lead for the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge and was RCGP National Clinical Champion for dementia (2012-15), a role through which she developed a range of educational and commissioning tools on dementia care.

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