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Homelessness and Dementia Workshop
This workshop will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of people who are (or have been) homeless and are living with dementia. It will assist participants to respond appropriately to people living with dementia and support them effectively, especially in residential aged care.
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Describe the most common forms of dementia associated with homelessness
- Identify the most appropriate cognitive screening approach and tools
- Describe the characteristics of high quality residential aged care for people with dementia who are homeless (or at risk of becoming homeless)
- Identify services for homeless people with dementia and know how to access them
- Identify the gaps in services that need to be addressed.
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.
- Date November 8, 2018
- Time from 11:00 AM
- Time to 01:00 PM
- Location / Region Western Australia/ Perth
- Asset Type Workshop
- Learning Pathway Discovery
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Responsive Behaviours, Person-Centred Care, Homelessness
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Private Practice, Primary Care, Respite Care, Transition Care
- Target Occupations Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia, Homeless Persons
- Event Flyer Homelessness-DiDG-flyer-WA-8Nov18-1.pdf
- Knowledge Translation Thinking
- Registration Phone (08) 9224 0333
- KT Survey Date Range Nov 2018-Feb 2019
Learning OutcomesThis workshop will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of people who are (or have been) homeless and are living with dementia. It will assist participants to respond appropriately to people living with dementia and support them effectively, especially in residential aged care.
This two hour workshop may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Joondalup Reception Centre, Boas Avenue, Joondalup WA, Australia