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Dementia Essentials Course – Commences 5 Sep 2017, Blacktown
From Tuesday 05 September 2017 -  09:00
To Tuesday 19 September 2017 - 15:30

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Dementia Essentials Course
5, 12 & 19 September 2017, 9.00am–3.30pm
Wentwest, Level 1, 85 Flushcombe Rd, Blacktown

Cost: Free

This nationally-accredited course is designed to assist workers supporting people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning and developing appropriate activities, and understanding behaviours in people living with dementia.

Topics include:

  • person-centred care
  • the nature of dementia
  • effective communication
  • impact of dementia
  • activities for engagement
  • understanding changed behaviours and developing effective responses

The completed competency can be credited towards further study in aged care.

You MUST be able to undertake a workplace assessment under supervision, interacting with people living with dementia.

Please note: Participation at all three sessions is essential.

Suitable for: All staff working with or caring for people with dementia.

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Registration: [email protected]; 8875 4682

Location WentWest Training Room
Level 1, 85 Flushcombe Road