MGM Institute of Health Sciences (MGMIHS) aims to be a top ranking Centre of Excellence in Health Science education, Health care and Health research. MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad, constituent units of MGMIHS Aims to spread awareness on individual aspects pertinent to Alzheimer’s disease along with highlights on Physiotherapy training in elderly care in India-Gaps & Opportunities & sharing practices on person centered care in Dementia from UK.MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai organized a webinar on “World Alzheimer’s Day” on 21 st September 2020 with a panel of distinguished speakers to share their knowledge and experience to the community.
To spread awareness about Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Monday, 21st September 2020
MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai
Dr. Rajani Mullerpatan, Director, MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai, Dr.Shashank Dalvi, Preventive and Community Medicine Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai Ms.Vidya Shenoy, Secretary General, ARDSI Hon. Secretary, ARDSI Mumbai Chapter: ISO 9001: 2015, Dr. Samita Kirve, Senior Occupation Therapist & Educator, UK, Amruta Lovekar, Gerontologist & Project Coordinator, Graceful Living, Mumbai, Dr. Poonam Desai(PT), PhD scholar, MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai, Dr. Omeshree Nagrale (PT), Assistant Professor, MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai,
Dr. Rinkle Malani (PT), Professor-HOD, MGM School of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad, 23 Faculty members of MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai and MGM School of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad and 177 students from MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai and MGM School of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad.
The webinar commenced with Dr. Rajani Mullerpatan, Director, MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai greeting students and faculty members for the webinar on “World Alzhimers Day”. Dr. Rajani introduced all the speakers and briefed about objectives of the webinar. Following this Dr. Omeshree Nagrale (PT) emphasized about courses offered by various universities for training of physiotherapist in elderly care in India as a part for curriculum at BPT & MPT level. She also highlighted various gaps to overcome & opportunities in the field. Ms. Vidya Shenoy mentioned about the work at SMRITI VISHVAM which is Dementia Day care Centre, where the residents are involved in various activities for Patients mental well-being and emotional stability. Further, Dr. Poonam Desai (PT) briefed about effects of ageing on various body systems & functions. Followed by this Dr.Samita Kirve enlightened the participates on real time practices of person centered care in Dementia in UK. Amruta Lovekar later highlighted about Individual aspects pertinent to Alzheimer’s Disease along with various tools for understanding of the subject. Dr. Shashank Dalvi concluded the webinar by appreciating and thanking all the speakers for sharing their knowledge on the respective topic. Further, Dr.Omeshree Nagrale(PT) extended vote of thanks to all speakers, participants and organizers.