This workshop provides people who work in dementia care with knowledge and skills to engage in reminiscing and creation of a life story book with a person with dementia, with the support of their families and friends.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Learn strategies to encourage and support reminiscing
- Identify key points for creating a life story, and
- Identify opportunities for using life stories as a person centred communication tool
Who should attend this workshop?
Anyone working in aged or community care, health care or community services who would like to improve their interaction with people with dementia.
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When & Where
Alzheimers 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.