Dementia & Disability - Responding to Changed Behaviours

Dementia & Disability - Responding to Changed Behaviours

This interactive workshop provides a learning environment for staff to examine their attitudes to changed behaviours in people with a disability and dementia. It gives tools to better understand the person and strategies to meet their changing needs and progressive cognitive impairment.

ATTENDEES WILL:

  • Identify the correlation between brain function and dementia
  • Examine attitudes around changed behaviour in people with a disability & dementia
  • Use two models as an investigative approach for problem solving
  • Apply strategies to respond to disruptive changes in behaviour

DURATION: 3 hours

PARTICIPANTS: This course is suitable for Disability sector and disability care staff, Aged care residential care staff, Acute care staff, Clinical nurse consultants, Registered nurses, Enrolled nurses, Care workers, Ancillary staff, Occupation therapists, Physiotherapists.

REGISTRATION ENQUIRES: Phone: (08) 8372 2100 or Email: SA.training@alzheimers.org.au