OPAG Study Day 2021

Older Persons Advisory Study Day Online

Non-Member Price 50.00
Event Date 22 Apr 2021

AOTI OPAG Virtual study morning 22nd April 2021.

9:00am – 13:30pm

Theme: Older persons, dementia interventions and quality initiatives during the COVID 19 pandemic.


9:00       Introduction from the OPAG committee

9:15       “Delirium management in the ED”

               Kara Mcloughlin, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

9:45       “Memory Technology Resource Rooms in Ireland”

               Gillian Dullea, Memory Harbour service, Clonskeagh, Dublin.

10:15     Break

10:30     “Brain Health in the context of a memory assessment service”

               Joshi Dookhy & Cathy McHale, Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin.

11:00     Quality Improvement projects

  • Home based activities for dementia care; Emma O Brien
  • Aromatherapy and Massage in a residential care setting; Bonita McDonald
  • Developing a Reablement program for older adults within home support services in county Sligo; Clare Cullen

11:45     Break

12:00     “Use of technology in the day hospital; adapting to COVID 19”

               Paul Diamond, Royal Hospital Donnybrook, Dublin.

12:30     Quality Improvement projects

  • Stroke resource folder St. James`s Hospital ; Rhianna Healy
  • The efficacy of FIM +FAM in measuring outcomes in stroke rehabilitation; Niamh Crowley. 
  • Discharge to assess pilot- St. Luke’s Kilkenny
  • Vincent’s University Hospital EDITH service; Aidan Delaney

13:30     Closing remarks from OPAG committee  

Registration will be via AOTI website. It is free of charge for AOTI members and for non-members a fee of €50 will apply. Please log into Zoom on the day using the name you registered with. Non registered names will not be admitted into the Zoom room. For any questions, please email OPAG@aoti.ie .


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