Dementia Australia holds a range of interactive forums and seminars across Victoria throughout the year, covering a range of dementia-specific topics.
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 including main causes, especially Alzheimer's disease, key signs and symptoms and risk factors. It will also explain why changes to behaviour occur. Common myths and misconceptions about dementia will be addressed 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 and when needed.
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.
If you would like to browse our selection of dementia-specific education courses, please visit our Education and Training page by clicking here.