This conference will provide an opportunity to hear about the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice when caring for older people. It will be an opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary year of the pandemic, the effect COVID has had on the older population, and the implications for the HSE,nursing home and social care staff across acute, primary and community care.This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the care of older people. It will particularly focus on dementia, ethical decision making, bone health and the rights of the older person.
The Geriatric Care Conference is a unique live virtual event from our own custom-built CMG Studios. Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with attendees praising the additional interactive elements, as well as increased Q&A opportunities throughout the day, giving you more opportunity to gain real practical insights on the key issues that are important to you.
Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks
Ethical Decision Making, Consent and Capacity for Older Patients
Speaker: Mary Kirwan, Lecturer and Barrister, RCSI
Covid-19 impact on Elder Care in Nursing Homes- HIQA Report 2020
Speaker: Helen Lindsey, National Operations Manager, HIQA
End of life decisions dementia: autonomy, best interests and ethics
Speaker: Nikki Saarsteiner, The Law Library
Bone health for life, accosting the silent thief
Speaker: Dr.Éilish Burke, Ussher Assistant Professor in Ageing and Intellectual Disability, Trinity College
Protecting the Rights of Older Adults
Speaker: Patricia Rickard Clarke, Solicitor & Chair of the Safeguarding Ireland
Chronic Pain in Older Patients: Sensible and Safe Treatment
Speaker: Professor Dominic Harmon, Consultant Anaesthesia Pain Medicine, Limerick University Hospital
Early Detection and Assessment of Cognitive Disorders
Speaker: Céline De Looze, PhD,Research Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience, The Irish Longitudinal Study onAgeing (TILDA), School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
Full rate €495 + VAT
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment
Discounts available for bookings of 3 or more.