EDIE for family carers - for clients

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 will benefit people caring for or supporting a family member who has dementia and would like a unique insight into the experience of living with dementia. 

If you register to attend this program and you are not a current client of Dementia Australia, you will be contacted by Dementia Australia staff to ensure that the program will meet your needs. This session is not suitable for people living with dementia or people with behavioural concerns or who are non-verbal. 

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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