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Sharing knowledge, informing and educating our community

Tap into the expert knowledge of leading health professionals and learn about health topics relevant to you and your family at the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series.

Presented by South Metropolitan Health Service, this free lecture series honours eminent Western Australian surgeon and researcher Professor Fiona Wood AM, renowned for her ground-breaking work in the treatment of burns.

The Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series provides an opportunity for you to hear firsthand about a range of health topics, from ageing and cancer to mental health and recovering from injury. Lectures will be presented by leading healthcare professionals from across our health service.

 

Making a difference in the dilemma of delirium and dementia 
Presented by Dr Hannah Seymour and Anthea Crawford

With an estimated 450,000 Australians living with dementia, 41, 000 of those in Western Australia, it has been described as the greatest health challenge of our time. But while researchers work on unlocking better treatments and a possible cure, what can we do here and now to prevent delirium and dementia, and how can we better care for those living with these conditions?

Dr Hannah Seymour is a consultant geriatrician and Medical Director at Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group. Dr Seymour works clinically in orthogeriatrics where she has a passion for improving care for hip fracture patients and outcomes in all aged care services.

Anthea Crawford is the Nurse Unit Manager for the specialist aged care ward at Fremantle Hospital. Anthea brings decades of nursing experience, compassion for patients and their families and a practical focus to delirium and dementia.

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Fiona Stanley Hospital
Education Building, G1 Lecture Theatre , 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch, WA 6150

See the hospital map and car parks.

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