Communication and Dementia - Online

Communication and Dementia - Online

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This event is no longer taking registrations. To view similar upcoming events visit dementia.org.au. For further information on Dementia Australia's services contact us via the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or email helpline@dementia.org.au.

Communication and Dementia session by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia.

About this event

The session provides information on dementia, the way we communicate and how changes in communication can occur as a result of dementia.

You will gain knowledge on:

  • different types and symptoms of dementia
  • the brain and its function in relation to communication
  • strategies for more effective communication.

Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia. This session is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

FAQs

Can I attend without registering?

No, you will need to register to attend this session, if the registration has closed, please email Vic.Booking@dementia.org.au to register.

How do I access the online session?

This event will be delivered using Zoom. Within the week prior to the event, the link to this online session will be emailed to the email address that you have provided in your registration. If you have not received the link to this session within a day prior to the session, please check your junk mail. If it's not in your junk mail, please email us at Vic.Booking@dementia.org.au

There is no need to download any software in order to participate in this online workshop, therefore you will only need to click on the link to join the session at starting time.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For event related enquiries please contact Dementia Australia on 1300 526 576 or email Vic.Booking@dementia.org.au.

Alternatively for general enquires you can contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or email helpline@dementia.org.au.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

How can I find out about other events being run by Dementia Australia?

Visit the Dementia Australia website and view the Events Calendar.

What is available to professionals?

This event is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.

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