In association with Dementia Awareness Month, this presentation will highlight a few important economic aspects of dementia. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges for the health and social care systems. Care for people with dementia is costly and there is an important contribution by informal carers that mostly invisible as far as economic values go.
These presentations discuss the evolution of artificial intelligence techniques in Healthcare and the niche role played by genetic testing in Healthcare and its future potential.
Improving care and quality of life of people living with dementia through social and telepresence robotsMenzies Health Institute Queensland Seminar with Professor Wendy Moyle.
This presentation will demonstrate what we have learnt to date about the impact of using the robots in dementia care. Findings related to improvements in engagement, socialisation and mood as well as the feasibility of using social and telepresence robots from three studies will be outlined.
In association with Dementia Awareness Month, this presentation will review national data on what can happen to older people with dementia in hospital, and share research into innovations to address these matters, which is currently being undertaken in collaboration with Gold Coast Health and other Queensland Health sites.
While the words ‘Research Translation' are used within and across many disciplines, there is not necessarily a shared understanding of what these mean. In this seminar we will explore what research translation across the continuum looks like and the strategies required to facilitate translation of research findings into policy and practice.