Environments Introduction – Holy Family Services Marayong

Virtual Classroom


A series of private zoom sessions with an Environments Facilitator, available for you exclusively for your team.

Learners will be guided through completion of the "Creating Supportive Environments" online course. A series of 3 Zoom sessions will be provided to expand on the material in each module of the online course so that you can apply design principles and have an opportunity to engage with an Environmental Design Specialist. Each session will promote engagement via interactive activities and discussion.

We can run these sessions exclusively for you and your team, to help you on your journey on making changes at your site. This will give your team to an opportunity to directly engage with a environmental design specialist.

How it will work:
1. Attend Introductory Session
2. Complete Module 1 of "Creating Supportive Environments" online course
3. Attend Session 1
4. Complete Module 2 of "Creating Supportive Environments" online course
5. Attend Session 2
6. Complete Module 3 of "creating Supportive Environments" online course
7. Then if you are interested, we can arrange an onsite workshop at your site.  More information on this service can be found HERE.

Learning outcomes:

Ability to explain why the environment matters with an underpinning of knowledge and understanding of:

  • What dementia is, and how it affects an individual’s function and daily life.

  • How the built environment affects a person’s perception and behaviour.

  • Analyse the impact of a room on social activity and perception.

  • Application of the design principles to the working environment to identify strengths and opportunities for change.

    Key dates:

  • Introductory Session: XX December 2022
  • Session 1: XX December 2022
  • Session 2: XX December 2022

Continuing Professional Development

"Environments Introduction" will attract a total of 6.25 hours CPD. 4 hours of CPD will be provided via completion of the online course. An additional certificate of 6.25hours will be given to learners who complete all 3 zoom sessions within "Environments Introduction".

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 5


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