The workshop is aimed at health professionals who care for people living with dementia, and contains a very brief introduction about dementia before centring on the HDS-R, what it is, how to use it and how to turn the outcomes into a meaningful care plan for someone with dementia.
It is highly interactive and the participants will leave with copies of the PowerPoint and the Possibility Oriented Approach manual, plus some other resources.
This workshop is co-hosted with Western Australian Occupational Therapy Association.
It is a catered event (welcome coffee/tea, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea) and will involve payment of a registration fee. Early bird discounts apply.
- Date August 11, 2017
- Time from 09:00 AM
- Time to 04:00 PM
- Location / Region Western Australia / Como
- Asset Type Workshop
- Learning Pathway Discovery, Inquiry, Implementation
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Person-Centred Care
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Private Practice, Respite Care, Transition Care
- Target Occupations Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse, Endorsed Enrolled Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, Occupational Therapist
- Target Populations Anyone with Dementia, Metropolitan
- Knowledge Translation Thinking, Doing
Jackie Reynolds is an OT with over 16 years clinical experience. She has previously spent 5 years working for a major Victorian hospital, however much of her experience has been in aged care, with 11 years in the field.
As well as earning a Cert IV in Dementia practice: Jackie earned her Cert IV in Training and Assessment, and has provided workshops throughout the state for Baptistcare, on risk enablement and the Montessori approach.
She also previously worked at Bendigo TAFE, delivering the Cert III Therapy Assistant course. Having worked for Baptistcare for the past four years, she is currently self-employed working as a consultant.
Learning OutcomesWorkshop objectives are:
- Understand the underpinning theory of the HDS-R
- Demonstrate ability to assess people with dementia using the HDS-R
- Combine the results of HDS-R assessments with a Possibility Oriented Approach to provide person-centered interventions.
*This is a co-hosted event which involves a registration fee - early bird discount closes July 11 2017
112 Melville Parade, Como, Western Australia, Australia