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The economics of dementia

The economics of dementia

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Dr Kim-Huong Nguyen.
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.
UCC Program Seminar - Topic 15: Big Data in Health Research

UCC Program Seminar - Topic 15: Big Data in Health Research

Understanding Chronic Conditions Program Seminar with Assoc Prof Marcel Dinger and Assoc Prof Brent Richards.
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 robots

Improving care and quality of life of people living with dementia through social and telepresence robots

Menzies 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.
What happens to people with dementia in hospital

What happens to people with dementia in hospital

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Dr Laurie Grealish
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.
Research translation and implementation: a bi-directional continuum

Research translation and implementation: a bi-directional continuum

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Prof Allan Cripps AO and Prof Andrea Marshall.
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.
Brain and Behaviour HDR Conference presentations

Brain and Behaviour HDR Conference presentations

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program
Dementia Awareness Month Events Schedule Tuesday 26 September