Sexualities and Dementia
Sexual expression is a part of life no matter what age we are and therefore older people living with dementia also need to be considered.
Who Should attend?
- Focus on building workforce capacity in understanding the concepts of intimacy, sexuality and sexual behaviours, and expression of various types of sexuality (i.e. heterosexual and LGBTI)
- Discuss the benefits and barriers to expression of sexuality
- Consider the roles and responsibilities of health care professionals, and ethical considerations.
This workshop will
Dr. Cindy Jones is an experienced health researcher with a primarily focus on social and behavioural science research relating to older people, particularly the alleviation of behavioural and psychological symptoms in people living with dementia.
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