The portrait, the mirror and the landscape: working with responsive behaviours – Hindmarsh, SA

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18 Jun 2018

This interactive workshop will assist health professionals to maximise quality of life for people living with dementia by taking a comprehensive and holistic view of behaviour.

The workshop is guided by three principal themes: to assist practitioners to recognise a person’s story and strengths; and reflect on themselves within the relationship with those they are supporting; and in the wider context of their workplace.

Prerequisites for this workshop are that participants have:

  • An understanding of dementia, including common symptoms and different types
  • Awareness of principles of person-centred care and approaches to communication
  • Awareness of the range of responsive behaviours

 


This is a catered event, with morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch supplied.

Program: Please refer to the event flyer for the workshop program.

 

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Michael Page

Learning Outcomes

This workshop:

  • Looks at the needs of people with dementia exhibiting responsive behaviours
  • Reviews models of behaviour, with a focus on those used in the provision of dementia care
  • Describes the factors which contribute to behaviour, such as pain, medication, delirium and the physical and social environment
  • Helps participants to apply concept mapping to providing care for people living with dementia

Professional Value

This seven (7) hour workshop may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Registration and tea and coffee available from 8.30am

Email: savannah.warren@dta.com.au

Phone: (08) 9224 0333 (Mon-Thur 8-4pm WST)

  • Registrations Open: 01 May 2018
  • Registrations Close: 17 Jun 2018
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Room 1.11A
Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh SA, Australia

  • Person Savannah Warren
  • Address Dementia Training Australia, The University of Western Australia, MRF Building, Level 6, Rear 50 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000.

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