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Interprofessional Collaboration in Long-term Care. Management of Dementia.

Program & invited speakers

FRIDAY, 30 March

  Lecture Speaker
08:30 Get together  
09:00–12:00 1st section  
  Goals of ELTECA and the first course on long-term care Iva Hošková, CZ, Iva Holmerová, CZ
  An overview of Long Term Care and its importance John Morley, USA
  Elderly Care Medicine: the Dutch answer to growing health care demands of frail elderly Raymond Koopmans, NL
  Palliative Care and Hospice in the Nursing Home : Opportunities and Challenges Dan Swagerty, USA
  IAGG Global Development Agenda for Improving Nursing Home Practice with particular focus on interdisciplinary approaches to personalising care and achieving restraint free environments Debbie Tolson, UK
12:00–13:00 Lunch  
13:00–15:30 2nd section  
  The role of nurse specialist in LTC Deborah Sturdy, UK
  Leadership in long-term care development Brigita Skela Savić, SI
  Interprofessional team in the nursing home Agnes Egervári, HU, Richárdné Mayer, HU
  Rehabilitation and its role in long-term care Olga Švestková, CZ
  Geriatric medicine and long-term care Sigurd Sparr, NO
  Main communication barriers in the LTC, how we can tackle them, preliminary findings of the LTC research project Dana Hradcová, Iva Holmerová, CZ
  Where and how we can work together? Cecilia Rokusek, USA
  Facilitated discussion  
  Interprofessional team – whether, where and when – if it exists. What are our most important recommendations and principles. What should we recommend?  
16:00–18:30 3rd section  
  Geriatric patient and evaluation of the functional status Marzena Dubiel, PL
  Geriatric failure to thrive – how we can asses? What is the role of a multidisciplinary palliative care? Ladislav Kabelka, CZ
  Functional evaluation of long-term care patients in Austria – the role of the interprofessional team Brigitte Hermann, AT
  Pain and symptom management palliative and in long-term care Zdenek Bystřický, CZ/AT

Dinner outside Meeting with Mrs. Dana Fischerová, the wife of the former Prime Minister and president candidate Mr. Jan Fischer

SATURDAY, 31 March

  Lecture Speaker
09:00–12:00 1st section  
  Dementia, its impact, costs, prevention of dementia. Prevention of LTC for persons with dementia. The role of family caregivers. Iva Holmerová, CZ
  Alzheimer's Disease and other causes of dementia Robert Rusina, CZ
  The needs of older people with dementia Martin Orrell, UK
  Mental Health Services in Long Term Care Facilities Rasa Ruseckiene, LT
  Psychosocial interventions as a EBM in care Esme Moniz-Cook, UK
13:00–15:30 2nd section  
  Psychosocial interventions in dementia and reciprocity Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, NL
  Personalising psychosocial interventions to individual needs and context Esme Moniz-Cook, UK
  Cognitive stimulation Martin Orrell, UK
  Pain as a frequent and under-diagnosed problem in care of patients with dementia (our experience from the GOS project) Hana Vaňková, CZ
16:00–18:00 Facilitated discussion Dana Hradcová, CZ
  What should we recommend for dementia care in LTC facilities and in the LTC in communities, good practice recommendations, main principles  
18:00–18:30 Closing of the course. Conclusions. Jiří Novotný, Iva Holmerová, Petr Veleta, CZ

Working languages

The meeting will be conducted in English.

The meeting was granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).