Younger Onset Dementia workshop
By the end of this workshop, participants will have an awareness and understanding of the following.
- What is Younger Onset Dementia (prevalence, statistics, symptoms and diagnosis)
- Why the human rights, dignity and enablement of risk is important for a person living with Younger Onset Dementia
- Dementia-enablement and resources
- Wellbeing versus ‘ill-being’ symptoms
- The need for sensitivity to people living with a diagnosis of Younger Onset Dementia, and the family issues and needs of people both financially and socially
- Why communication and language is important
- Case support and the interdisciplinary approach to care
There will also be a practical activity and a translation of advanced care planning utilising an assessment tool.
This one day symposium consists of three separate two hour workshops which each focus on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia.
Workshop One 8.30 to 10.30am
Workshop Two 11.00am to 1.00pm
Workshop Three 2.00 to 4.00pm
Please follow the links above for more information, registration details and flyers for each individual two hour workshop taking place in Perth, WA.
You can attend any of the three workshops running during the course of the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend.