|Course Date:||6 November 2013|
|Type:||Full day: 9am - 4:30pm|
Very practical - well paced good involvement from all.
The course is designed as an introduction for therapists and aged care workers to assist with the care of a person diagnosed with dementia.
The course explores assistive technology and strategies to enable people to remain safe in their environment and to promote independence. Areas covered include:
At the end of the training, participants will be able to:
To register for this course please fill out this registration form with payment details and send to:
Registration forms may also be faxed with credit card details to:
*Early bird discounts are available for those who have booked/paid 3 weeks before course commencement. Discounts are also available for groups or organisations registering 5 or more participants.
When a cancellation or refund is unavoidable, you can:
The ILC reserves the right to cancel a course when there are unforeseen circumstances. Notification of cancellation will be given by phone. If we cannot place the applicant in another course, we will refund the full amount.
The ILC is accessible for people with a disability. Additional learning support during training and assessment can be arranged with prior notice.
Rebecca is a dynamic Occupational Therapist with over 10 years experience in the health sector. She has primarily worked in the community setting and has a strong background in home based rehabilitation.
B.App. Sc. Speech Pathology
Harriet is a speech pathologist with over 25 years experience working in the disability sector, with people who have complex communication needs. Harriet has expertise in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and will share information on research into communication strategies to assist people with dementia.
Ruwani is an occupational therapist with a background in the area of geriatric rehabilitation and mental health. Ruwani has completed further study in the area of access and the built environment as well as the relationship between design elements and its impact on function.
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