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Rathmines Theatre

25 Stilling Street

Rathmines, NSW 2283

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Understanding dementia by Dementia Australia

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This session provides an introduction to dementia including an overview of different types of dementia, diagnosis, planning ahead and how to support someone living with dementia.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • types of dementia, signs and symptoms
  • the experience of living with dementia
  • available services and where to access support

Suitable for: People living with dementia, their family carers, family members and people who want to learn more about dementia.

This program is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors. 

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What precautions are taking place due to Covid19?

Protecting participant health and well being is fundamental for Dementia Australia. The group size will be limited to maintain social distancing.

Please read and abide by the COVID-19 Precautions for attendees listed:

  1. Please DO NOT attend the session if you are feeling unwell in any way.
  2. Wash your hands before the session
  3. Use the hand sanitiser provided as you enter and exit the building/classroom.
  4. Bring a pen if you have one
  5. Do not share pens or paperwork
  6. Cough/Sneeze into your elbow and try not to touch your face
  7. Avoid close contact to others and sit at least 1.5m apart.

Each participants will be required to complete a Covid19 symptom checker form prior to the session.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 is open 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Or you can contact Justine Sneddon on 0438 715-518 or justine.sneddon@dementia.org.au

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

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Rathmines Theatre

25 Stilling Street

Rathmines, NSW 2283

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