Improving care in Long-term Care Institutions in Brazil and Europe through...

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Faculty of Medicine of Botucatu, UNESP

Avenida Professor Montenegro

Distrito de, SP 18618687


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This is an international workshop focussing on service development and research in long-term care institutions in Europe and Brazil. We will explore opportunities for shared learning and seek to develop international collaborations going forward. Colleagues from the UK, the Netherlands and Brazil, many of whom are research and service leaders, will be in attendance. We want to meet with as many leaders and providers from across the Brazilian long-term care sector as possible.

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Topics of discussion will include:

What long term care institutions look like in Brazil and Europe

How legislation and funding affects long-term institutions in Brazil and Europe

How staff train for long-term care instutions in Brazil and Europe Management tools for long-term care institutions

How to engage family carers in long-term care institutions

How to counter abandonment and social isolation in long-term care institutions

How to structure research and research networks in long-term care institutions

Bacteria resistance and antibiotic stewardship

Medical care (and training for good medical care) in long term care

Dignity in long term care - how to ensure dignity in long term care

Research cooperation between universities and nursing homes

Importance of Interdisciplinary team work

Being sensitive and responsive to diverse cultural needs in long term care

Enriching environment with art, music, gardens

Care dependency in nursing homes

Faculty Members will include:

Prof Wilco Achterberg, Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands

Prof Dr Marcos Hortes N. Chagas, UFSCar, BrasilDr Reena Devi, University of Leeds, UK

Dr Irma Everink, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

Prof Dr Alessandro Ferrari Jacinto, FMB-UNESP, Brasil

Dr Fabio Gazelato Franco, DaVita Medical Services, Brazil

Prof Adam Gordon, University of Nottingham, UK

Profa Dra Aline Cristina Mantins Gratão, UFSCar, Brasil

Dr Kathryn Hinsliff-Smith, De Montfort University, UK

Dr Manuela Hodl, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Profa Dra Luzia Cristina Antoniossi Monteiro, UFSCar, Brasil

Profa Dra Fabiana de Souza Orlandi, UFSCar, BrasilDr Victoria Shepherd, Cardiff University, UK

Profa Dra Marisa Zazzetta, UFSCar, Brasil

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