Dementia and Your Caring Role

This course is available in
All states

This program provides an understanding of dementia and how to care for someone living with dementia.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This program is focused on the carer and is delivered interactively. You will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other carers giving you an opportunity to develop support networks.

It includes strategies and resources for:

  • communicating effectively
  • meaningful activities
  • understanding changes in behaviour
  • making your home dementia-friendly
  • the impact of caring for someone with dementia.

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

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

You will be required to attend multiple sessions or a block of time, and should be willing to participate in a workshop style environment. 

This program 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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