Intellectual Disability and Dementia Workshop

This is a specialised workshop addressing the needs of providing support to a person who has both an intellectual disability such as Down Syndrome and dementia.
You will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain a greater understanding of how dementia affects the person with an intellectual disability
  • Develop the skills required to communicate more effectively with people with the dual diagnosis
  • Identify and respond to changes over time.

Suitable for anyone working in disability services or community care that may need to interact with people with an intellectual disability and dementia.


Location: Alzheimer’s Australia WA, 9 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park, – 9.30am to 4.00pm

Cost: 

  • If you work for a HACC Community Care Service - $148
  • If you work in aged, disability or health care e.g. hospital, residential care, client directed care package or disability community care - $199

Dates:


Location: Alzheimer's Australia WA, Ella’s House, 11 Candelo Loop, Greenfields, WA 6210  9.30am to 4.00pm
 
Cost

  • If you work for a HACC Community Care Service - $148
  • If you work in aged, disability or health care e.g. hospital, residential care, client directed care package or disability community care - $199

Dates:

  • TBC

Click on one of the dates above to register for this workshop (note: you will be redirected to another website) or call 08 9388 2800 during business hours.