Frailty Special Lecture
An update on frailty research and its application to healthcare
Prof Susan Howlett & Prof Kenneth Rockwood, from Dalhousie University in Canada, will be are sharing their insights into frailty. Presented by the NSLHD Rehabilitation & Aged Care Network, and sponsored by the ACI Aged Care Network.
Prof Susan Howlett, Professor of Pharmacology and Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.
Susan pioneered the measurement of frailty in animals with a novel "frailty index" tool and showed that frailty promotes maladaptive changes associated with cardiac ageing.
Prof Kenneth Rockwood, Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine and Neurology), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.
A leading authority on frailty, Kenneth’s research interests include clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium, complexity of frailty and clinico-mathematical correlation.
Who should attend?
Spaces are limited to 50 at each venue:
- NSLHD and Sydney North PHN staff members will be the priority to attend at the RNSH venue.
- Others are encouraged to attend the ACI venue, Deerubbin Room, Level 7, Agency for Clinical Innovation, Chatswood.
If you wish to videoconference to this event please contact Justine.Watkins@health.nsw.gov.au
Registrations for this event have now closed.