Lecture

Dementia and continence

Elaine Newman has over 16 years of experience in dementia care. She has worked extensively in the United Kingdom NHS system, as well as providing specialist dementia consultation in private aged care facilities. Having moved to Perth, she worked as a Senior Physiotherapist at Royal Perth Hospital, where she led and implemented the Cognitive Impairment Project across the Royal Perth Bentley Group & East Metro Health Service, identifying a better way to care for patients with dementia and delirium through their healthcare journey. Currently, Ellie works as a Head of Physiotherapy Department and Dementia Lead for the Armadale Kalamunda Group.


This event is held at WA APA Office.

Presenters

Elaine Newman


Elaine (Ellie) Newman is a physiotherapist specialising in dementia care. With over 20 years experience in this field, she worked extensively in the United Kingdom NHS system, as well as providing specialist dementia consultation in private aged care facilities. In Australia, she worked as a Senior Physiotherapist for the Royal Perth Bentley Group, then led the Cognitive Impairment Project, identifying a better way to care for patients with dementia and delirium. In 2017 Ellie was awarded health professional of the year by the WA Cosumer Council for her commitment to delivering person centrred care for people living with dementia and in 2019, at the personal request of the CE, led the wider East Metropoltian Health Service to become the first in WA to be recognised as working towards being a Dementia Firendly Health Service. Ellie is now Head of Physiotherapy for the Armadale Kalamunda Group, as well as their hospitals Dementia Lead. Ellie also holds the Director role for the National Dementia Training Australia (DTA) organisation (for WA and SA) is an environmental consultant for designing for people living with dementia, and sits on multiple expert National and International advisory panels to support best practice care.

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Lecture
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Thursday
21 October
07:00PM - 08:30PM AWST
Suite 1 4 Sarich Way
Bentley WA 6102 View map
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Price: Non Member: $50.00
APA Member: $30.00
Distance Discount: $0.00
Student member: $0.00
Gerontology Group: $0.00
Women's Men's and Pelvic Health Group Member: $0.00
Registration closing date: 20 Oct 2021 Event status: Closed CPD hours: 1.50 Your registration status:
Presenters

Elaine Newman


Elaine (Ellie) Newman is a physiotherapist specialising in dementia care. With over 20 years experience in this field, she worked extensively in the United Kingdom NHS system, as well as providing specialist dementia consultation in private aged care facilities. In Australia, she worked as a Senior Physiotherapist for the Royal Perth Bentley Group, then led the Cognitive Impairment Project, identifying a better way to care for patients with dementia and delirium. In 2017 Ellie was awarded health professional of the year by the WA Cosumer Council for her commitment to delivering person centrred care for people living with dementia and in 2019, at the personal request of the CE, led the wider East Metropoltian Health Service to become the first in WA to be recognised as working towards being a Dementia Firendly Health Service. Ellie is now Head of Physiotherapy for the Armadale Kalamunda Group, as well as their hospitals Dementia Lead. Ellie also holds the Director role for the National Dementia Training Australia (DTA) organisation (for WA and SA) is an environmental consultant for designing for people living with dementia, and sits on multiple expert National and International advisory panels to support best practice care.


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