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Understanding Changes in Behaviour - Sunshine Coast - QLD

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Understanding Changes in Behaviour session by Dementia Australia. For: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia.

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This session provides an introduction to dementia and changes to the brain, effects on behaviour and the impacts of changed behaviour. It will introduce problem solving models, including strategies to minimise and respond to changed behaviour.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • changed behaviours related to dementia
  • recognising triggers and contributing factors to behaviour change
  • approaches to problem solving changed behaviours.

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.

Please note, we are currently undergoing some minor updates to our events. You may notice some changes to the event name and visual display, but the overall content will remain the same.

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The venue and address information will be provided upon confirmation of eligibility for the program and registration with Dementia Australia. You will be contacted via the phone number you registered with for a brief chat. Alternatively you can call our booking line on 1800 588 699.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You will be contacted via the phone number you have registered with for a brief chat. Alternatively you can call our booking line on 1800 588 699 or you can email us at qld.booking@dementia.org.au

Do I need a ticket?

No need to bring a ticket as you will be fully registered once you have spoken to a member of our bookings team.

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?

To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.

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Dementia Australia is the source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research.

We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, we are here for you.

Founded by carers more than 35 years ago, today we are the national peak body for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

We involve people impacted by dementia and their experiences in our activities and decision-making, to make sure we are representative of the diverse range of dementia experiences. We amplify the voices of people impacted by dementia through advocating and sharing stories to help inform and inspire others.

For more information on the services we offer and advice on dementia please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm (except public holidays).

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