Bathing Made Easy

This course is available in
All states

This session provides an understanding of common behaviours observed during bathing, showering, hair washing and dressing. It provides useful tips to engage a person with dementia more successfully in these activities.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

You will gain knowledge in:

  • the types and causes of hygiene issues and safety concerns
  • the experience of a person living with dementia
  • strategies for use when attending to bathing and hygiene tasks.

Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia. 

This session is intended for people caring for or supporting a family member who has been diagnosed with dementia. This session is not suitable for people living with dementia.

This session is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.

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