Copyright: Australian Journal of Dementia Care ( 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:

It complements other professional development resources about engaging people with dementia, including the downloadable Relate, Motivate, Appreciate toolkit, available at:

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