Public Seminars

As part of our community education sessions, we also provide a series community seminars.

These feature more targeted topics presented at various locations around Australia and are open to all.

Dementia and Nutrition

What about dementia - let's talk

Dementia - breaking down the myths

 


Dementia and Nutrition

Know the key nutrients and correlating foods essential for people with dementia. Understand ways to improve nutrients content of meals to meet key nutrient needs. Improve knowledge on cooking, preparation and presentation of a meal to improve acceptance and enjoyment.

Suitable for: This seminar is suitable for the general community which may also include health professionals, family carers and people with dementia.


What about dementia - Let's talk

Hear from a local family impacted by dementia as well as the regional Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service clinician and learn about other local services available to support you if and when the need arises.
Speakers to be confirmed.


Dementia - breaking down the myths

Join us to find out what dementia is, and what it is not. This seminar will explain in simple terms what dementia is – with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease – and its main causes, key signs and symptoms, and risk factors. Why behavioural changes occur will also be covered.

We’ll address common myths and misconceptions about dementia, as well as concerns you might have. In addition, the seminar will explain the importance of seeking a diagnosis if noticing changes and how you can access further information, as well as appropriate support and services, if necessary.

This seminar is suitable for the general community, health professionals, family carers and people with dementia.

CPD points: This program is suitable for the continuing professional development of registered nurses and other health professionals.​

 

Look through our events calendar to find all upcoming public seminars in your region.

 

Or get in touch with one of our consultants and enquire about public seminars, other courses and events in your region.

For general enquiries about courses in ACT please call Karen Cmiel on 02 6255 0722 or email Karen.Cmiel@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in NSW please call 02 8875 4682 or email nsw.education@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in NT, please call Klem Hedenig on 08 7979 0076 or email Klem.Hedenig@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in QLD please call 1800 636 679 or email qld.education@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in SA please call 08 8372 2100 or email sa.training@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in TAS please call Kathy Mason on 03 6279 1109 or email Kathy.Mason@dementia.org.au

For general enquiries about courses in VIC please call Donna Mercier on 03 9816 5708 or email Donna.Mercier@dementia.org.au