Workshop: Homelessness and Dementia – National Symposium Series – Brisbane, QLD

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21 Nov 2017

Homelessness and Dementia

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 homeless people living with dementia and support them effectively, especially in residential aged care.

Objectives:

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 six separate two hour workshops which each focus on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia.

Session One 9.00 to 11.00am

Session Two 11.20am to 1.20pm

Session 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 Brisbane, QLD.

You can attend one workshop in each session time across the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend.

 

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Dr Kathleen Finlayson

Research Fellow, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation Queensland University of Technology

Learning Outcomes

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.

Professional Value

This two hour workshop may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

You can attend one workshop in each session time across the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend.

Email: dta@qut.edu.au

Phone: 07 3138 3822

  • Registrations Open: 06 Oct 2017
  • Registrations Close: 13 Nov 2017
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N Block, Level 5, Room N516
QUT, Cnr Hill Rd & Ring Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD

  • Person Judith Harrison