Thursday, 3 April 2014

SAT/26APR14 - ADFM Free Talks on "The Behavioural & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia" & "Use of Medication for Dementia"

Dear Caregivers and families, 

ADFM National Caregivers Support Network will be holding the following two talks by Assoc Prof Stephen Jambunathan for the monthly Caregivers Sharing Session in April 2014. 

(1)  “The Behavioural & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia – Understanding the Big Picture of Dementia”, and  
(2)  “The Use of Medication for Dementia”

Date:  Saturday, 26 April 2014
Time:  2.30pm – 5.00pm  
Venue:  ADFM PJ Daycare Centre, No. 6 Lorong 11/8E, 46200 Petaling Jaya.

1.30pm   Taking Attendance
2.00pm    Video Presentation Titled "Ah Kong" 
·         “The Behavioural & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia – Understanding the Big Picture of Dementia”

Q & A Session

·         “The Use of Medication for Dementia”

 Q & A Session

5.00pm   Refreshment/End

Speaker’s Profile:

Assoc Prof. Stephen Jambunathan is a Counsultant Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist with University Malaya Medical Center [UMMC] and University Malaya Specialist Center [UMSC].

He began his career in 1992, at the Seremban Hospital. His area of expertise is in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (non-pharmacological psychotherapeutic interventions). He is affiliated to a number of professional organizations, including the international Asian Bipolar Educational Committee, Committee Member, and the International Harm Reduction Association. He has published two books and recent contributions include publications in the Annals of General Psychiatry, and the ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry. He has participated in 15 research projects, as well as consulted on 21 others. He was awarded the Anugerah Cemerlang, University Malaya in 2007.

PARTICIPANTS: Caregivers and all those who directly or indirectly are involved in the care of persons living with dementia.  


Click on Registration Form and email to or Fax to 03 7960 8482. 

Further information, email or call 016 608 2513 / 03 7931 5850.

Kindly register early by 21 April for logistics arrangement.

From:  ADFM National Caregivers Support Network
April 2014