Achieving Purposeful Engagement

Achieving Purposeful Engagement

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 needs, strengths and abilities and the impact of the environment in planning and supporting engaging activities.

This course is available in:
ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC
Course duration:
3 hours
Suitable for:
Diversional therapists, planned activity, lifestyle and direct support staff

Course description

Course Summary

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 needs, strengths and abilities and the impact of the environment in planning and supporting engaging activities.

On completion of this workshop you will be able to:
describe the impact of dementia
understand the importance of activities for people living with dementia
understand the individual needs of people living with dementia including a focus on strengths and abilities
understand the impact of environment in supporting successful activities
plan suitably engaging activities

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For general enquiries about courses in ACT please call Karen Cmiel on 02 6255 0722 or email Karen.Cmiel@dementia.org.au
For general enquiries about courses in NSW please call 02 8875 4682 or email nsw.education@dementia.org.au
For general enquiries about courses in NT, please call Klem Hedenig on 08 7979 0076 or email Klem.Hedenig@dementia.org.au
For general enquiries about courses in QLD please call 1800 636 679 or email qld.education@dementia.org.au
For general enquiries about courses in SA please call 08 8372 2100 or email sa.training@dementia.org.au
For general enquiries about courses in VIC please call Donna Mercier on 03 9816 5708 or email Donna.Mercier@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in TAS please call Kathy Mason on 03 6279 1109 or email Kathy.Mason@dementia.org.au