Skip to main content

A day in the life: mealtime experience

For organisations

Dementia can dramatically impact on a person’s everyday activities as the disease progresses. This immersive workshop delivered onsite challenges participants to see mealtime through the eyes of a person living with dementia. Utilising virtual reality and avatar technology your team will explore how food, environment and support can greatly influence the dining experience.

Elderly couple having lunch and a chat

Suitable for: Aged care, Allied health, Disability care, Home and community care, Hospitals, Retirement living, Dieticians, Disability care staff, Diversional therapists, Facility managers/coordinators, Lifestyle officers, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered nurses, Residential care workers, Speech therapists

Course type: Communication, empathy and engagement

Duration: Three hours

Delivery mode: Face-to-face

Location: All states and territories

Program benefits

  • Staff explore ways to improve and optimise nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia.
  • Your workforce feels encouraged to apply creative strategies for planning, preparing and delivering quality mealtime experiences.
  • People living with dementia feel supported to enjoy their mealtime experience.

Book in your staff

This enquiry form is for group bookings.

If you want to book this course for your staff, fill in the form below.

If you're looking for training for yourself as an individual, see our professional development and training page for individual health workers.

Share or print
Last updated
1 February 2024