INTRODUCTION TO THE SERVICE: DEMENTIA SUPPORT AUSTRALIA
- : Online
This virtual classroom will provide awareness and understanding of a resource for physiotherapists to use for their clients in RACF, community and hospital settings.
A case study discussion is included within this presentation.Presenter
Arsh Katoch is a physiotherapist that works as the Team leader with Dementia Support Australia and previously was working as a senior dementia consultant with the Severe Behaviour Response since 2015. He has previously worked as a senior physiotherapist for seven years in geriatric care in acute, community and residential aged care, with the main focus on caring for people with dementia. His interests are pain management for people living with dementia, environmental factors contributing to dementia (especially in the prison system) and exploring QoL for someone living with dementia. He is also a member of the APA Gerontology Committee Victoria, and has special interest in promoting further education and awareness for Physiotherapists, especially at tertiary level, in supporting people with dementia.