Dementia Exposed

Dementia Exposed 

This full day course provides participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people who are living with dementia. Principles of person centred approach to care are re enforced throughout the day highlighting the positive impact staff can have on the quality of care provided by adjusting existing expectations and approaches to dementia care.

ATTENDEES WILL:

  • Understand the nature of dementia and the impact on the individual & society
  • Use an investigative approach to identify and manage depression
  • Exploring the impact of ageist attitudes within society
  • Understand the importance of an individualised approach for intimacy and sexuality in dementia

DURATION: 6.5 hours

PARTICIPANTS: This session is for Health Professionals, care workers, nursing staff and management staff in either Residential or Acute Care.

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