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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Intellectual Disability and Dementia: workshop for professionals

Alzheimer’s Australia is holding a free one-day workshop for professional staff  who work with people with an Intellectual Disability and Dementia within community, health and allied health services.

The workshop will cover:

  • The major causes, signs and symptoms of dementia, and how these present in someone who has an intellectual disability
  • Barriers to diagnosis and practices that assist in overcoming these barriers
  • The impact of dementia on communication and strategies that support independence and engagement
  • An understanding of the behaviour changes associated with dementia and ways to work with these changes and support the person
Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Eloura Blue Mountains Disability Service, Springwood
More information: 8875 4665

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