The Centre for Dementia Learning provides evidence-based professional development to improve the practices of healthcare workers. The professional development workshops have been developed based on the most popular learning resources from across Australia, and are underpinned by an evidenced based, contemporary approach to dementia support.
The three hour workshops, facilitated by our expert team, can be delivered onsite and can contribute towards continual professional development points.
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.
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 workshop will explore the consumer journey and provide practical everyday strategies to assist staff with communication and interacting with residents and their families.