Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
International Psychogeriatric Association

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
1-10 October 2021

5 October: Early Career Network Webinar

As part of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week, this novel program "Perspectives on BPSD" featured four international presentations followed by a Question & Answer session.

RECORDED PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE:


Opening Presenter & Moderator:
BPSD or challenging behavior: What’s in the name?
Prof dr Raymond Koopmans
Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Presentation: Social Work in the intervention of the BPSD. Experience in the Memory and Neuropsychiatry Clinic
Ms Tania Guajardo Oyarce
Hospital del Salvado, Santiago
Chile

Presentation: BPSD as a primary dementia care challenge: Prescribing patterns, unmet needs and adherence to clinical guidelines for BPSD management among general physicians in South India
Dr Debanjan Banerjee
Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist
India
 
Presentation: Defining people with dementia with (very) severe or extreme challenging behavior: a mixed methods study
Stephanie Timmermans
Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen
The Netherlands
   

Program Organizers

Sascha Bolt
The Netherlands
Dr. Tomás León, MD
Chile
Calvin Swords, PhD
Ireland