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Meaningful Ageing Workshop: Mackay QLD

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Blue Care Homefield Aged Care Facility

87-95 George Street

Mackay, QLD 4740

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Spirituality and Spiritual Care for the Person Living with Dementia

This workshop will present a refresher on spirituality and spiritual care, then will explore the importance of spirituality for people living with dementia. In this workshop, participants will:

  • Increase their awareness and sensitivity in offering spiritual care for those living with dementia
  • Develop presence and practice listening skills, particularly in the context of non-verbal communication
  • Learn about an application of the ConnecTo Spiritual Screening Tool with people living with dementia, and how to use it in care planning
  • Engage in reflective practice using examples and shared stories of professional practice

This event is proudly Supported by Prime Super


Facilitator: Merisa Holland – Educator

Ad Dip.Min, Dip Leadership, Dip Community Services, Dip Training & Design, Dip Vocational Education and Training

Merisa is a proud indigenous woman and has been involved in leadership and spiritual care for 25 years. She has extensive experience in training and facilitating accredited courses and professional development across community services, faith based communities and in the education sector. She has worked as a service manager in homeless services, as a spiritual practitioner in faith based and community contexts and as a vocational trainer. She has also been mentoring young leaders for 15 years. More recent roles include chaplaincy in residential aged care and she is currently working as a seniors chaplaincy team leader. She is driven by her desire to provide high quality spiritual care for residents and their families and also to staff in aged care facilities so that they feel supported in the important work that they do. Merisa has a particular interest in dementia care and is currently studying a Bachelor of Dementia Care through University of Tasmania and is a trained facilitator for The Virtual Dementia Tour. She lives in Brisbane with her husband and has three adult children.


For more information, please contact Meaningful Ageing Australia on (03) 8387 2616 or via email to admin@meaningfulage.org.au


What previous participants have said:

"The seminar had great speakers that stimulated new thoughts, very useful indeed" (Melbourne seminar participant)

"Thank you for a very informative and stimulating morning" (Melbourne seminar participant)

"Encouraging, informative, challenging and motivating" (Brisbane seminar participant)

"Thank you for putting on this morning. It is encouraging and helpful to come together and look at different ways we care for others" (Brisbane seminar participant)

"I enjoyed the sharing of information, the coming together of many people from different walks of life" (Brisbane seminar participant)

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Blue Care Homefield Aged Care Facility

87-95 George Street

Mackay, QLD 4740

Australia

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