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Positive Dementia Care

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Alzheimer's Australia SA

27 Conyngham Street

Glenside, SA 5065

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Alzheimer’s Australia is a leading dementia learning service in Australia.

Our highly skilled team of dementia care professionals, have extensive experience in a wide range of aged care areas. Our facilitators share their experiences which touch, move and inspire participants to relate, and transform their own care practices.

We encourage all health care professionals and personal care workers to learn this deep knowledge, with a view to transforming your practice, relationship, organisation and community, enhancing the lives of those living with dementia.

Positive Dementia Care

Program Purpose and Overview

This full day course provides participants with the underpinning knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people who are living with dementia. Principles of person centred approach to care are re enforced throughout the day highlighting the positive impact staff can have on the quality of care provided by adjusting existing expectations and approaches to dementia care.

Benefits and Outcomes for Participants

Attendees will:

  • Understand the nature of dementia and the impact

  • Understand communication from the dementia perspective and the practice of person-centred care

  • Recognise behaviour as communciation of an unmet need.

Duration: 6.5 hours

Participants: This session is for Health Professionals, Care Workers, Nursing Staff and Management staff in either Residential or Acute Care.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations will incur costs as follows:

  • Cancellations with more than 5 business days notice—full refund
  • Cancellations with 5 or less business days notice but more than 1 days notice—50% refund
  • Cancellations with less than 1 business days notice will incur full fees
  • No shows will incur full fees

Course fees will be fully refunded if cancelled by Alzheimer’s Australia SA.

Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact sa.training@alzheimers.org.au or call 8372 2100 and ask to speak to a Education Training staff member.

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