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CDL Foundation Modules

Understanding dementia

This course is available in
ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC

This workshop provides a broad overview of dementia as a major neurocognitive disorder, including signs and symptoms, causes, and a deeper understanding of how dementia affects the brain and behaviour....

CDL Foundation Modules

Supporting successful communication

This course is available in
ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC

This workshop explores the difficulties that people living with dementia can experience in communication and the impact this has as the condition progresses. You will learn to identify barriers...

CDL Foundation Modules

Meaningful Engagement

This course is available in
ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC

This workshop provides an understanding of the importance of meaningful and purposeful engagement for people living with dementia. Participants will focus on understanding the person’s individual...

Workshop

Enabling EDIE™

This course is available in
NSW,VIC

Develop a greater understanding of dementia from the perspective of a person with dementia and their carer through our new Educational Dementia Immersive Experience, EDIE....

Level 3 - Focus

Acting on delirium

This course is available in
VIC

This program will help you to recognise symptoms of delirium, identify possible causes, promote recovery and develop prevention strategies for people living with dementia....

Workshop

Dementia, sexuality and care

This course is available in
NSW

During this workshop, staff will gain an understanding of the importance of sexuality for people living with dementia, and that the people they support do not lose their identity as sexual beings....

Level 3 - Focus

Cognitive screening and assessment

This course is available in
VIC

This workshop provides you with knowledge and skills in basic screening and assessment to identify potential causes of cognitive change and when you should refer a person for further diagnostic...

Level 3 - Focus

Dementia support in hospitals

This course is available in
VIC

This session takes a fresh look at the impact of dementia care in hospitals, provides an opportunity to reflect on current practice and explores dementia support strategies in line with clinical...

Level 3 - Focus|Workshop

Intellectual disability and dementia

This course is available in
NSW,VIC

This workshop is designed to assist staff working in the disability or aged care fields to recognise the possible development of dementia in a person with an intellectual disability and to gain...

Level 3 - Focus

iPads for engagement

This course is available in
VIC

You will be presented with ways to support reminiscence through digital images, music and games, enable communication with geographically distant family and friends, and much more, all with the...

Level 3 - Focus

Intimacy, sexuality and dementia

This course is available in
VIC

This workshop broadly covers the topic of intimacy as we age, with dementia being a key area of focus. It draws out meaningful and inspirational conversations around some of the stigmas and...

Level 4 - Leadership

Dementia leadership in hospitals

This course is available in
VIC

In this workshop you will explore dementia leadership within health care settings. You will consider tools and strategies for leading dementia practice change whilst meeting recommendations set...

Level 4 - Leadership

Shaping a Montessori Community

This course is available in
VIC

This 2 day workshop is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools required to commence the implementation of a Montessori approach into your workplace or organisation....

Workshop

Volunteer companion workshop

This course is available in
VIC

In this interactive workshop, learn how dementia can impact on a person’s physical and psychological well-being and what you, as a volunteer companion, can do to engage the person with dementia...

Workshop

A better way to care

This course is available in
SA

This interactive workshop considers caring for people with cognitive impairment in acute, residential and community care. People with cognitive impairment  have difficulties with memory, thinking...

Workshop

Dementia and disability

This course is available in
SA

This full day program provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of dementia and dementia care. Participants are provided with an environment to examine attitudes to changed behaviours...

Workshop

Dementia insight

This course is available in
SA

This introductory workshop provides participants with a foundational understanding to recognise early warning signs of dementia and skills to effectively interact with people who are living with...

Workshop

Dementia and the workplace

This course is available in
SA

This workshop provides information for participants from the Corporate Sector to learn about dementia, recognise the signs, discuss diagnosis of an employee and the affect on the work environment....

Workshop

Dementia and depression

This course is available in
SA

This workshop provides participants with an awareness and understanding of the relationship between dementia and depression. Participants will also how to identify the symptoms of depression for...

Workshop

Dementia and delirium

This course is available in
SA

This workshop provides participants with insight and understanding of people living with dementia and developing delirium in acute settings. Participants will be able to recognize delirium and...

Workshop

Dementia and palliative care

This course is available in
SA

This workshop provides participants with an insight and understanding to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing terminal illness. This workshop explores physical,...

Workshop

Intimacy and sexuality

This course is available in
SA

This program will explore ageist attitudes to gain an understanding of the importance of addressing intimacy and sexuality issues and the link to enhanced wellbeing for someone with dementia....

Workshop

Positive dementia care

This course is available in
SA

This full day course provides participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people who are living with dementia....

Level 1 - Knowledge

Virtual Dementia Experience™

This course is available in
VIC

This 2 hour workshop is to give participants an immersive experience in the interactive Dementia Learning Centre (DLC), to encourage participants to think, feel and see what it may be like living...