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Alissa Westphal

Lecturer - Dementia Care
Dementia
carers
health professionals
Persons
Informal carers
formal carers
aged mental health
Alzheimer's disease
education
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Ms

Alissa Westphal

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Dementia
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Ms

Alissa Westphal

 

Alissa Westphal is a Lecturer in Dementia Care and Registered Occupational Therapist with extensive experience in aged psychiatry and dementia care. She has special interests in: meaningful engagement for older people; understanding and responding to behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) using non-pharmacological approaches; the use of technology to support engagement; improving the skills of carers and health professionals to engage people living with dementia and more effectively understand and respond to BPSD using a person centered and holistic approach.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2013

St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne

2007

St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

2

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer - Dementia Care

Psychiatry

Member

Occupational Therapy Australia Victoria

Education


Graduate Diploma of Science (Applied Statistics)

Swinburne University of Technology

BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE (OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY) WITH HONOURS

La Trobe University