Older people's health

Rational prescribing in dementia

WEBINAR archive March 2020: Rational prescribing in dementia, with Dr Phil Wood

Conversations on alcohol with older patients

WEBINAR archive October 2019: Conversations on alcohol with older patients

Webinar: Preventing falls-related injury

Webinar archive October 2017: Professor Ngaire Kerse, Dr Shankar Sankaran and Gill Hall on how to reduce falls injuries and serious harm falls and fractures

Mild cognitive impairment; diagnosis and management

Primary care physicians play a crucial role in the detection and management of MCI that potentially could be life-changing to the individual.

Making the diagnosis of MCI provides an opportunity to stratify management of the risk factors for dementia and can allow the patient to gain better health literacy, make wise lifestyle decisions and therefore improve outcomes.

Living well with dementia

PODCAST: Professor Ngaire Kerse talks about living well with dementia.

Driving assessment for patients with dementia: a how-to guide

Evaluating driving safety in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia can be challenging.

Older adults and drinking: assessment and management

The focus of this course is older adults who are not likely to be identified as at risk because of alcohol.

Dementia care for Māori

The beginning of a dementia journey can be a scary and confusing time. As a health professional, you are in the position to be a source of information, comfort, and guidance to whānau who are on this journey.

This resource provides information and tools around communicating with Māori patients and their whānau, as well as information around diagnosing dementia and long term care of dementia patients – all of which will make it easier for you to support and care for your patients and their whānau.


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