Palliative Care for People with Dementia – Laureate Prof John Attia

John Attia MD, PhD, FRCPC, FRACP

  • Laureate Professor, Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology,

  • Assistant Dean Research, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle Staff specialist, John Hunter Hospital

This microlearning aims to explore the important role of palliative care for people with Dementia and the strategies adopted for the prevention and relief of suffering in people with life-threatening illnesses. Palliative care is a crucial aspect of the health care system. This microlearning focuses specifically on the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions as a framework for approaching how palliative care in people living with Dementia is different compared to those with other life threatening conditions.