A Better Way to Care

A Better Way to Care

Program Purpose and Overview
This interactive workshop considers caring for people with cognitive impairment in acute, residential and community care. People with cognitive impairment  have difficulties with memory, thinking or communicating. This workshop explores the care and supervision required for the person living  with dementia and those that are at risk of developing delirium.

Benefits and Outcomes for Participants

Attendees will:

  • Understand the nature of dementia and its impact
  • Identify risk factors which can lead to delirium
  • Articulate a person-centred approach and dignity in care
  • Learn various strategies for effective communication to better respond and engage with a person living with dementia

Duration: 6 hours

Suitable for: Health professionals that work in acute settings (best suited)

Registation Enquries: Phone: (08) 8372 2100 or Email: SA.training@dementia.org.au