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This workshop delivered onsite to your team who are supporting people living with dementia provides an overview of dementia, including signs and symptoms, causes, and an understanding of how dementia affects the brain and behaviour. Your team will be encouraged to reflect on their practice and ways this knowledge translates into person-centred support for people living with dementia.
Participants will experience the home environment in the same way a person with dementia would. The aim of this workshop is to reflect on the approach to dementia support and to think about ways in which your team can make environments more supportive.
This workshop delivered onsite to your team who are supporting people living with dementia provides an understanding of the importance of meaningful and purposeful engagement for people living with dementia.
This workshop delivered to your team who support people living with dementia provides an understanding of changed behaviours related to dementia, their impact and contributing factors.
This immersive workshop delivered onsite challenges participants to see mealtime through the eyes of a person living with dementia. Utilising virtual reality and avatar technology your team will explore how food, environment and support can greatly influence the dining experience.
Delivered onsite to your team, EDIE is an immersive workshop that enables participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia. Utilising virtual reality technology, this workshop enhances the knowledge of dementia whilst exploring enablement strategies to support a person with dementia to live more confidently.
This workshop delivered onsite to your team who are supporting people living with dementia introduces the main components of Montessori and strategies to implement Montessori-based programs for people living with dementia.
This session delivered onsite to your team who are supporting people living with dementia will help participants to recognise symptoms of delirium, identify possible causes, promote recovery and develop prevention strategies for people living with dementia.
This workshop delivered onsite helps participants to identify dementia related changes in people who have an existing intellectual disability and build on processes to support your clients through the changing nature of dementia.
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 attitudes around this topic.
Build your team’s expertise or upskill yourself with this fully funded, nationally accredited unit of competency. This course offers skills and strategies to help with communication, planning, developing activities and understanding changed behaviour in people living with dementia.
In this 3-part online course you will explore communication for people living with dementia and learn how to influence people within the support relationship to promote positive communication.
This 5-part course explores the elements of person-centred practice and frameworks. You will be encouraged to reflect on your current practice and provide strategies to improve and enhance your knowledge.
This 3-part course is designed to provide you with an understanding of behaviours through a problem solving approach and explore effective strategies to help prevent or minimise the impact of behaviour.
This program explores the benefits of engaging in nature and the outdoors for people living with dementia. From early dementia diagnosis to late stages of the condition, everyone can enjoy what the outdoors has to offer.
This short online course aims to raise your awareness of the prevalence of pain in residential aged care, helps you identify some of the common causes of pain and assists you in managing pain for people living with dementia.
This short online course considers the journey through the hospital system for a person with dementia, taking into account some of the associated risks and possible barriers to quality support. It also prompts workplace reflection and provides practical support strategies.
This virtual class will examine behaviour changes of people living with dementia in response to COVID-19 restrictions. Your team will learn how to apply a systematic approach to problem solving changed behaviour and work through positive support strategies for people living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This practical, virtual class will explore creative solutions and ideas to assist your team to engage and connect with people living with dementia in a meaningful way, whilst adhering to social distancing and other COVID-19 restrictions. It will also explore ways to reduce isolation during this time.
The course is designed for health professionals and volunteers who see an opportunity in starting a carer support group. The course will equip the facilitator with the knowledge and skills to establish, lead and sustain a carer support group.
This workshop will explore the consumer journey and provide practical everyday strategies to assist staff with communication and interacting with residents and their families.