Using the Cultural Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with dementia in residential aged care – Burwood, NSW

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02 Nov 2017

The Cultural Assessment is an excellent tool that can direct care planning.

This ‘living document’ is designed to start a conversation and build rapport with your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and their families.

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Nina Graham, Master of Training and Development, BSc. Nursing & Project Officer at Dementia Training Australia with Darcelle Wu, Indigenous Link Worker with Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service (IAMS) partnership with Alzheimer’s Australia NSW

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the need for holistic assessment of people with dementia
  • Consider the specific needs of Aboriginal people with dementia
  • Demonstrate the impact of historical events and government policies on the life experiences of Aboriginal people
  • Complete the Dementia Training Australia Cultural Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Professional Value

This three hour workshop may contribute to three hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Registration and tea and coffee from 8.15am

Email: lynda.durack@uwa.edu.au

Phone: 08 9224 2098

  • Registrations Open: 05 Oct 2017
  • Registrations Close: 02 Nov 2017
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The Conference Room
Comfort Inn & Suites Burwood, 117 Liverpool Road, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia

  • Person Lynda Durack
  • Address The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital
    Level 6, Ainslie House, 48 Murray Street, Perth, WA