Intimacy, sexuality and dementia

Intimacy, sexuality and 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 that often prevail around this topic.

This course is available in:
VIC
Course duration:
3 hours
Suitable for:
Staff working in aged care or community care settings

Course description

Course Summary

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 that often prevail around this topic.

Challenge your own views and understanding and come away with strategies to transform your current practice.

On completion of this session, you will be able to:
discuss sexual diversity
discuss capacity to consent
understand the impact of dementia on intimacy and sexuality
identify benefits versus risks of sexual expression in dementia
develop strategies using the CAUSEd model
recognise the preconceived ideas and myths around intimacy and sexuality for older people

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