Join us at Alzheimer’s Australia WA’s Dementia Partnership Project’s exciting WA symposium The Me in Dementia: Achieving Wellness through the Domains of Wellbeing®. This event is aimed at supporting community care providers to implement a person-centred approach in their work with people living with dementia.
Keynote speaker - Internationally renowned dementia culture change expert Dr Al Power, author of the ground breaking books Dementia Beyond Drugs and Dementia Beyond Disease.
Dr Power is known for his thought provoking presentations that challenge current paradigms and understanding of what it is to live with dementia.
Our theme to the day is autonomy and we will explore choice, human rights and decision-making.
Why you should attend:
Learn from international expert Dr Allen Power, national speaker Professor Colleen Cartwright and Indigenous Consultant Shaun Nannup.
Discover practical ways of implementing a person-centred approach in your workplace.
Get a better understanding of the significance of this approach from those living with dementia.
Date: Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm (Registration opens at 8.15am)
Venue: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000
Price: $150 inc. GST
For any enquiries, the DPP team are contactable on (08) 9388 2800 or email: DPP@alzheimers.org.au
Alzheimer’s Australia WA are the peak dementia organisation providing leadership in care, advocacy and education to both people living with dementia and the health and aged care industry. We offer a holistic approach to our care that respects the individuality of people living with dementia.
In Western Australia, there are 32,000 people living with dementia. The majority of those with dementia live at home and are supported.
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