Healthy Ageing and Identification of Risk of Frailty

2023wed15nov6:00 pmwed7:00 pmHealthy Ageing and Identification of Risk of Frailty

Event Details

Event description: Sydney North Health Network and the UQ-Mater Research Centre for Health System Reform and Integration invites GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Pharmacists to an interactive webinar on Healthy Ageing and Identification of Risk of Frailty. We will discuss early identification of risk of frailty and how targeted intervention can reduce, and in some cases reverse, frailty. Our work aims to prevent avoidable hospital admissions, keep people well and at home for longer. This education session will discuss a simple risk of frailty screening tool and practical management of people at risk of frailty in your practice, including case studies. Speakers & Learning Outcomes: Jennifer Brittain | Physiotherapist Jennifer is an APA accredited Gerontology Physiotherapist with a special interest in the health and welfare of older adults. Jennifer will speak about frailty including risk factors, common misperceptions and the importance of early screening in primary care. Shelley Roberts | Dietitian Dr Shelley Roberts is an Allied Health Research Fellow and Dietitian in a conjoint position with Griffith University and Gold Coast Health. Shelley will discuss the nutritional management of frailty in the primary care setting.

Event flyer: Webinar Healthy Ageing and Identifying Risk of Frailty

Registration link: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/1c034b56-e4c1-41ca-b521-731b2b49385b@b6e377cf-9db3-46cb-91a2-fad9605bb15c

Organiser name: Centre for Health System Reform and Integration

Organiser website : https://medical-school.uq.edu.au/chsri

Organiser email: ruby.strauss@mater.uq.edu.au

Organiser phone: 0733655379

Event location: Online

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm