EDIE for Family Carers

This course is available in
All states

This session enhances knowledge of dementia through virtual reality technology that allows participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session utilises Dementia Australia's unique experiential learning technology EDIE (Educational Dementia Immersive Experience). 

You will gain knowledge in:

  • the perspective and needs of a person living with dementia 
  • effective communication
  • environmental changes to support a person to live well with dementia.

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 dementia and would like a unique insight into the experience of living 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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You can also watch our collection of education videos whenever you choose. Delivered by a range of dementia specialists, you can register to watch each video. All available videos are listed here.