- Gain an understanding of how dementia affects the person with an intellectual disability
- Develop the skills required to communicate with people with the dual diagnosis, and
- Respond to changes over time.
Who should attend this workshop?
Anyone working in disability services or community care that may need to interact with people with an intellectual disability and dementia.
When & Where
Alzheimer's Australia WA
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.