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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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ADFM NATIONAL CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE 2016

"CAREGIVER'S JOURNEY"

A Conference for Alzheimer's Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals

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

Jalan University, Petaling Jaya

PROGRAM

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2016, AUDITORIUM

(Emcee: Dr Khor Hui Min)

Time:

 

Speaker

7.30am           

Registration of Participants

 

8.00am

Tea/Coffee & Refreshment

 

8.30am

Welcome Address

Datuk Dr Yim Khai Kee, Chairman, ADFM Exco

8.40am

Address by Conference Co-Organizing Chairman

Assoc. Prof. Dr Tan Maw Pin, Geriatrician

8.50am

Poco-Poco Folk Dance

By Dancers (Fitri, Lelly & Asti) from Alzheimer’s  Indonesia

9.10am

Person- Centered Dementia Care

Dr Lee Fatt Soon, Consultant Geriatrician

9.50am

Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Dr Chin Ai Vyrn, Consultant Geriatrician

10.30am

REFRESHMENT

 

10.45am

Advances on Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr Alan Pok, Geriatrician

11.00am

Medical Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor 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 “Dining by Design”

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

3.20pm

Management of Functional Mobility for Alzheimer’s Persons

Mr Thillainathan a/l Krishnan, Occupational Therapist, Family Health Development Division, MOH Malaysia

4.00pm 

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

Assistant Professor,  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 from Hong Kong, Assistant Professor, HKU SPACE

5.20pm

Announcement of next day program

Emcee/Facilitator, Dr Khor Hui Min, Geriatrician  

5.30pm

END

 

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2016 - SEMINAR ROOM 1

 MANDARIN / CANTONESE SESSION - FREE

(Prior Registration is Required)

Time:

 

Speaker / Facilitators

2.00pm-4.00pm           

Caring of Persons with Alzheimer’s Dementia and Sharing Session

 Dr Gemma Law, Assistant Professor, HKU SPACE, Hong Kong

(Facilitator – Geriatrician, Dr Teh Hoon Lang)

24 & 25 SEPTEMBER 2016 (One & l/2 DAYS) – SEMINAR ROOM 2

SPECIAL CARE PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH ALZHEIMER’S (AD) 

Caregivers, please register early if you wish your AD loved one to be engaged with cognitive stimulating activities for the one and l/2 days when you are attending the conference at the Auditorium.  They will be cared for under a Team of Experienced Geriatric Nurses.

SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2016

MEMORY WALK – OPEN TO PUBLIC - FREE

VENUE:  FRONT PODIUM - DEWAN TUNKU CHANCELLOR, UM

6.45am

Registration of Participants

FREE – No registration Fee

7.15am

Warming Up Exercise

Instructor & Team from the Science Sports , University Malaya

7.30am

Flag-Off  

YAB Toh Puan Dato Seri HjH Dr Aishah Ong

8.30am-9.00am

Poco Poco Folk Dance

By Dancers (Fitri, Lelly and Asti) from Alzheimer’s Indonesia (AZLI)

SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2016 (2nd Day, Main Conference)

CAREGIVERS’ FORUM – AUDITORIUM

 

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

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

Time:

 

Speaker/Facilitator

9.00am    

Registration of Attendance

For conference participants only

9.00am  

Tea/Coffee & Refreshment

For conference participants only

9.20am

“A Dementia Caring Community”

Prof. Dr Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, Consultant Geriatrician

9.50am

The Alzheimer’s Journey Together with My Mom

Ms Satiapoorany K Subramanian

10.15am

Forum  Q & A Session

Open to the caregivers / participants

12.15pm

Closing remarks from Chair Person

Prof. Dr Chin Ai Vyrn

12.30pm

Light Refreshment

 

 

End of Conference

 

Registration Fee:

Category (1):  FREE for people with Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) accompanied by their caregivers.

Category (2):  FREE for 1st Caregiver for people with Alzheimer’s Dementia. 

Category (3):  RM50 per person for all other participants (Healthcare Professionals/Allied Health Workers/Public)

Category (4):  FREE for Mandarin Session on 24Sept16 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

Registration and Payment

(1)  Email jennyho8@gmail.com / jenny@adfm.org.my, providing full name, mobile contact, which category.

(2)  Bank in payment to ADFM Bank Account with CIMB at Account No. 800 229 3277.  Email payment receipt for confirmation of registration.

(3)  Any enquiries, contact Jenny at 016 608 2513 or Whatsapp her.                 Registration Form

Certificate of Attendance for healthcare professionals will be issued by ADFM.

 

Sponsors:

ADFM management and the ADFM-UM Joint Conference Organizing Committee would like to convey their sincere thanks and deep appreciation to the Sponsors and Donors below for their continued support and contribution to the community interest events organized by ADFM:

Further information, contact Jenny at 016 608 2513 / jennyho8@gmail.com.

See all of you at the conference and Memory Walk soon !!!

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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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