education web 350Preparing staff to deliver excellent care

The Dementia Centre understands that staff are an organisation’s most important resource and that investment in staff education is an investment in the quality of care. We also deliver sessions to community groups and family carers. Our offerings consist of standard pre-planned and bespoke programs that are tailored to your requirements.

Dementia Centre educators have:
  • Practical experience of caring for people with dementia in the full range of care settings
  • Expert knowledge
  • Understanding of the diverse needs of learners
  • Ability to engage and inspire learners to change
  • Passion to improve the quality of life for older people and people living with dementia

Dementia Centre training and education is evidence-based and tested in practice. It can be tailored to your specific needs to ensure it is relevant and responsive to your staff needs.

Popular programs include:

  • International Design School
  • Music for engagement in dementia care
  • Dementia Cottage experience
  • Understanding dementia – introduction, brain function, living well and staying connected
  • Understanding behaviour changes in dementia and supportive responses
  • Pain in older people and people living with dementia
  • Night time care
  • Palliative care
  • Experiencing Dementia – an experiential workshop for staff
  • Dining For Engagement
  • Communication with people with dementia
  • Sexuality and people with dementia
  • Culturally appropriate care 

Standard inclusions:

  • Student handouts

  • Attendance list

  • Certificates of attendance

  • Summary of student evaluations

 

Program Testimonials

“Presenters are extremely knowledgeable and so well-able to give great examples and practical experiences” 
(JK and WH - March 2017)

“Gave staff an opportunity to be reflective of their own practice and to identify with the person who has dementia…we would highly recommend this service for any person working with or assisting a person who has dementia”


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For enquires regarding our education programs, please contact us by completing the form below.


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