Copyright: Australian Journal of Dementia Care (www.journalofdementiacare.com) Vol 6 No 1 February/March 2017. Reprinted with the permission of Hawker Publications Australia Pty Ltd.
Purposeful Activities For Dementia offers practical ways that carers – including activity support workers, personal care attendants and other aged care professionals – can engage people living with dementia in purposeful activities at home and in social groups.
It is freely available at: https://vic.fightdementia.org.au/vic/education-and-consulting/purposeful-activities-for-dementia.
It complements other professional development resources about engaging people with dementia, including the downloadable Relate, Motivate, Appreciate toolkit, available at: https://vic.fightdementia.org.au/files/AlzheimersAustralia_A5_Montessori_Booklet_WEB%283%29.pdf