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The National Alzheimer's Caregivers Network is a safe haven for CAREGIVERS to express their feelings, share needs & concerns.

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WELCOME To ADFM National Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers Support Network

ADFM NATIONAL CAREGIVERS' SUPPORT NETWORK

An Online Platform with the primary  objective of reaching out to the caregivers community for persons afflicted with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia to provide them the necessary support in their hours of need.  All caregivers are invited to join this platform for support in their care-giving journey .

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OUTREACH PROGRAM 2016

 REGISTRATION OF MONTHLY TALK & SHARING SESSION/TRAINING PROGRAM/EVENTS, EMAIL TO: jenny@adfm.org.my

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ADFM NATIONAL CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE 2016

"CAREGIVER'S JOURNEY"

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2016 (9am to 5.30pm)

SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER (9am to 1pm)

VENUE:  Auditorium (Ground Floor),University of Malaya, Research Management & Innovation Building

PROGRAM

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2016, AUDITORIUM

 (Emcee: Dr Khor Hui Min)

Time:

 

Speaker

07.30am           

Registration of Participants

 

08.00am

Coffee/Tea

 

08.50am

Welcome Address

Datuk Dr Yim Khai Kee, Chairman, ADFM Exco

09.00am

Opening Address

Guest of Honour, YAB Toh Puan Dato Seri HJH Dr Aishah Ong

09.10am

Person- Centered Dementia Care

Dr Lee Fatt Soon, Consultant Geriatrician

09.50am

Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

Prof Dr Chin Ai Vyrn, Consultant Geriatrician

10.30am

REFRESHMENT

 

10.45am

Advances on Diagnosis and Treatment of AD

Dr Alan Pok, Geriatrician

11.00am

Medical Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Prof Dr Esther Ebenezer,

Consultant Psycho-Geriatrician

11.40pm

Psychological Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Chan Yee Fai, Psychogeriatrician

12.20pm

End of Life Care in  Alzheimer’s Persons

Dr Yau Weng Keong, Consultant Physician & Geriatrician

1.00PM

LUNCH 

 

2.00pm

Caregiver Support and Care

Dr Elizabeth Chong, Geriatrician

2.40pm

Innovative in Care  

Ms Lim Siew Eng, Accredited Trainer & Educator, Facilitator & Aged Care Worker

3.20pm

Mobility Management for Alzheimer’s Persons  

(To be advised)

4.00pm 

Legal, Financial and Healthcare Planning for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Asst. Prof.  Siti Zaharah Binti Jamaluddin, Faculty of Law, UM

4.40pm

Sharing the Latest Pioneering Project in Hong Kong "Exercises and Nutrition" for People with Dementia 

Dr Gemma Law, Asst. Professor/Senior Program Director, Hong Kong

5.20pm

Announcement of next day program

Emcee/Facilitator, Dr Khor Hui Min

5.30pm

END

 

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2016 - SEMINAR ROOM 1

 MANDARIN / CANTONESE SESSION

Time:

 

Speaker / Facilitators

2.00pm-4.00pm           

Caring of Persons with Alzheimer’s Dementia and Sharing Session

 Dr Gemma Law, Asst. Professor/Senior Programme Director, Hong Kong

(Q & As - Dr Goh Cheng Beh, Geriatrician / Dr Teh Hoon Lang, Geriatrician)

SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2016 – CAREGIVERS’ FORUM

 (Emcee/Facilitator:  Dr Khor Hui Min / Dr Elizabeth Chong)

Time:

 

Speaker / Facilitators

MEMORY WALK

VENUE:  DEWAN TUNKU CHANCELLOR, UM

7.00am

Registration of Participants

 

7.30am

Warming Up Exercise

Instructor & Team from the Science Sports , University Malaya

7.45am

Flag-Off  

Details to be announced (Assoc. Prof. Dr Tan Maw Pin)

9.00am

Coffee & Tea /Refreshment

 

9.15am

Speech by Organizing Chairman

Mr Ong Eng Joo, Vice Chairman, ADFM Exco

9.15am

A Dementia Caring Community

Dr Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, Consultant Geriatrician

CAREGIVERS’ FORUM – AUDITORIUM

Panel Members:  Assoc.  Prof.  Dr Chin Ai Vyrn,  Dr Esther Ebenezer,  Dr Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman

9.45am

The Alzheimer’s Journey Together with My Mom

Ms Satiapoorany K Subramanian

10.00am

Challenges in Dementia Caregiving From A Caregiver’s Perspective

(To be advised)

10.15am

Forum Session

 

12.30pm

End / Refreshment

 

(Further details, refers events section)

CONTACT US AT :

ADFM National Caregiver's Support Network

Enquiries: 

Email: caregivers.adfm@gmail.com

Tel: +603-7931 5850 DL 

Official Web : http://adfm.org.my

Official Blog : http://adfmmalaysia.blogspot.com

ADFM Secretariat Office

No. 6, Lorong 11/8E,
Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya
Tel:+603-7956 2008 / 7958 3008
Fax:+603-7960 8482
Email: office.adfm@gmail.com

ADFM PJ Day Care Centre
No. 6, Lorong 11/8E,
Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya

 

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