Enabling EDIE Interactive Workshop
Dementia Australia offers a 3 hour workshop utilising EDIE, Dementia Australia’s virtual reality smartphone app.
This immersive workshop enables participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia utilising high quality virtual reality technology. This workshop enhances your knowledge of dementia whilst exploring a supportive approach to living more confidently with dementia.
This program explores what it may feel like to experience dementia, care for someone living with dementia and to work in partnership to identify support needs and develop a support plan
In this 3 hour workshop you will develop a greater understanding of:
dementia across various stages
a consumer perspective of dementia
dementia support considerations including individual and diverse needs
how to identify support needs in partnership with the client and their carer
how to develop a dementia support plan that focuses on enabling a person to live more confidently with dementia
This 3 hour workshop is suitable for staff working with people living with dementia, carers and other members of the public.
Click here to view upcoming Enabling EDIE workshop
If you are interested in a customised Enabling EDIE workshop for your workplace or wish to further discuss your training needs and get an obligation free quote, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email [email protected]
From the press
You can read the 22 September 2016 launch media release here.
Explore some of the EDIE media coverage in print, radio and TV stories:
Listen- BBC World Service Click - starts at 7.50; and with Trevor Long on Your Tech Life - starts at 26.20.
Read- Fairfax Media - SMH, The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today, The Border Mail - VR app lets you see through the eyes of a person with dementia and Tech Republic How virtual reality is transforming dementia care in Australia
Watch- Nine Network's Today Extra