This two day symposium consists of six separate two hour workshops which each focus on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia.
This workshop aims to raise awareness about older people from CALD backgrounds with dementia in Australia, and their service use.
People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex and dementia, in Wollongong, NSW
The workshop will explore who LGBTI people are, their lived experience and discrimination. It will cover the decades of history, LGBTI people in the context of dementia, and identify inclusive dementia and aged care services.
This workshop will assist participants to gain an awareness and understanding of 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 and many more YOD related topics.
Resources to support care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with dementia, in Wollongong, NSW
This workshop will give a brief overview of dementia in an Aboriginal context and showcase six resources that may be useful in participants’ practice.
This workshop will increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of people who are (or have been) homeless and are living with dementia.
Introduction to the Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R) and the Possibility Oriented Approach to Care Planning
It is highly interactive and the participants will leave with electronic copies of the PowerPoint and the Possibility Oriented Approach…
- 01 Feb 2019