Webinar: Caring for complex older people
Dr Michal Boyd presented a webinar on Thursday 21 May 2020, 'Caring for complex older people: tips, tricks and tales from the trenches', in association with Mobile Health.
Dr Boyd is an Associate Professor with the School of Nursing and the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She practices as a nurse practitioner in long-term care, and is co-director of Equinox Health Ltd. Her main research and practice interests are the proactive assessment and care coordination for frail older adults and advanced nursing practice. She is also clinical lead for the Health Quality & Safety Commission's aged residential care programme.
The webinar includes information on:
- recognising and treating acute deterioration in older people using a team approach
- how best to help residents in distress: either behaviourally or physically or both
- practical tips and tricks to improve communication with residents and families.
A recording is available below.