Theme: The economics of dementia - Using the economics perspective to reflect on current and future issues in dementia

As part of the UQ - Exeter collaboration we would like to invite you to a half day seminar on the economics of dementia featuring the listed presentations and followed by a panel discussion.

  • Why should we plan for future prevalence of dementia? The burden of disease and cost of illness
  • Model-based evaluation of interventions for people with dementia and carers: why is it important and what is the current state of the art?
  • Two way interactions: How should we incorporate the carer-person dyad when evaluating programs?
  • Planning for the future: Integrated needs-based planning for services and workforce
  • Consumer directed care: joint decision making and choice

Panel discussion

  • International Guest Speaker - Professor Colin Green, University of Exeter
  • Professor Stephen Birch
  • Professor Julie Ratcliffe
  • Kim-Huong Nguyen
  • Associate Professor Tracy Comans

A light lunch will be served from 12 noon for those who RSVP by 8 June 2018.

Video conference available on request. Please RSVP to crgm@uq.edu.au.

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Venue

Room 2007
Translational Research Institute