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Upcoming Dementia: The Basics course

Wednesday, February 15, 2017   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, Courses, dementia, older people

Dementia Canterbury.Dementia: The Basics is a comprehensive course for professionals new to dementia care or those who wish to refresh their knowledge and skills.

This course is for health and other professionals working with people with dementia - resthome/hospital staff, community workers, social workers, counsellors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, district nurses, tutors, volunteers, pharmacists, GP practice nurses, diversional therapists, needs assessors, service coordinators etc.

Date: Wednesday 12th April 2017
Time: 8.30am to 4pm. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included.
Location: Dementia Canterbury (314 Worcester Street, Linwood). Off-site parking available.
Cost: $100 for Dementia Canterbury members,  $110 for non-members. Prices include GST.

Registrations with payments close on Friday 1st April 2017. Register now as places are limited to a maximum of 18 participants.

Download the information flyer and registration form for Dementia: The Basics [PDF].

Contact Dementia Canterbury for more information on this course (03 379 2590, 0800 444 776 or admin[at]

Topics covered on the course include:

  • Introduction to dementia
  • Psychiatric and medical complications
  • Communication
  • Behaviours
  • Building Bridges to Wellbeing

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