Tips for Dementia Caregivers: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

While those with dementia are not at a greater risk for COVID-19, dementia-related behaviours, increased age and the common health conditions that accompany individuals with dementia may increase their risk.  Diseases like COVID-19 have guidelines and instructions from various health organisations within each Australian state and world-wide departments recommending increased hygiene practices such as hand […]

Supported Decision-Making in the National Plan on Elder Abuse: Consensus Recommendations

  “During October 2018 a Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre research team convened a forum aimed at generating consensus recommendations relating to the incorporation of supported decision-making in the National Plan on elder abuse. This day-long forum was independently facilitated, and involved 36 key stakeholders from a range of backgrounds and perspectives. Based on discussion during […]

1st Annual International Capacity Conference was a Huge Success in September 2014

The 1st Annual International Capacity Conference “Capacity, Ethics and the Prevention of Abuse” was held in Hong Kong on 20th September 2014 and the event was a huge success. Experts from around the world joined to discuss matters related to human rights and decision-making capacity and positive feedback has arrived that we would like to share with all.

Practical Aspects of Capacity for Health Care Professionals – Western Australian State Seminar

This training is relevant for health care professionals who encounter capacity- related issues pertaining to treatment consent, end of life, sexuality, guardianship and financial decision making in their everyday clinical work. This includes general practitioners, psychologists, neurologists, social workers, geriatricians, psychiatrists, registered nurses, clinical nurse educators and clinical nurse consultants, occupational therapists, ACAT workers.