Alzheimers Australia (NSW)
Intellectual disability and dementia
(recommended for disability service workers or community care workers caring for a person with an intellectual disability and dementia)
Part 1 focuses on recognising signs and symptoms of dementia in persons with an intellectual disability, understanding dementia from normal ageing, and differentiating from other causes of confusion.
Part 2 investigates the causes of cognitive change and decline in people with an intellectual disability and dementia, and build strategies for positive care practice.
9.30am -4.30pm Wednesday 20 April 2011
Fee includes workshop handouts, certificate of attendance, morning tea & lunch
Phone 8875 4640 for more information and a registration form
Alzheimer’s Australia NSW
Dementia & Memory Community Centre
Macquarie Hospital Campus, Corner Cox’s & Norton Roads, North Ryde, 2113
(free parking available)
Macarthur Disability Services/ Alzheimers Australia/Macarthur and South West Sydney HACC Training
Intellectual Disability and Dementia Workshop
This session will cover generalised information about dementia as well as information specific to those with an intellectual disability who develop dementia. The reasons for an increased vulnerability to dementia for those with Down Syndrome will also be discussed.
9am – 4.00pm Tuesday 24th May, 2011
Brian Wunsch Centre, 126 Avoca Rd
Trainer: Mary Bills, Dementia Educator, Alzheimer’s Australia NSW
Cost: $25.00 for HACC services in Liverpool, Fairfield, Bankstown, Macarthur, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee local government areas. $50.00 for Non HACC funded services or out of area HACC services
Click here to download the flyer
Contact: Anita Mulally / Karen Simpson, Macarthur Disability Services, Phone: 4621 8400 Fax: 4628 4006, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org