Young Onset Dementia – Let’s enable, not disable!
Psychologist, Denise Craig discusses life beyond the diagnosis of Younger Onset Dementia with an approach that focuses on enablement and living life to the fullest. She uses examples of enablement in action to challenge health professionals to consider their own biases.
This presentation was originally developed and distributed using the resources and partnership networks of the Dementia Training Study Centres (DTSCs) of Australia. The DTSCs concluded operations in 2016. Ownership of this presentation has been transferred to Dementia Training Australia (DTA), and can be watched only via the link below.
Denise CraigSenior Psychologist (Queensland)
Ms Craig works tirelessly as an advocate to empower those with dementia to get on with the business of living. She pursues systemic changes to help improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their families. She also educates others, and through this, promotes the rich perspectives of people living with dementia. Ms Craig inspires those around her to strive towards a standard of excellence in their work with people with dementia. She actively pursues further study and participates in national, international and state-wide professional forums on dementia care.