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Upcoming OPAN webinar to explore strategies for supporting people living with dementia

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OPAN (Older Persons Advocacy Network) in partnership with the Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission is presenting a panel of experts to explore practical strategies for supporting people living with dementia.

Taking place on Thursday, July 15 at 11:30am (AEST) and titled Alternative approaches for people living with dementia: a practical guide, the free webinar and Q&A will involve an online conversation about practical strategies for supporting people living with dementia.

The panel of experts will discuss why investigating the causes of behaviour change is essential for better health and wellbeing outcomes and also explore practical strategies for supporting people living with dementia.

The webinar will also cover: 

  • The importance of investigating and responding to the causes of changes in behaviours in people living with dementia.
  • How a person-centred approach can be implemented in aged care.
  • How alternative approaches can be used to support people living with dementia.
  • Practical strategies for supporting people living with dementia.

The outstanding panel will include:

  • Karen Cmiel, learning designer & facilitator, Centre for Dementia Learning, Dementia Australia.
  • Kim Bromley, vice president, Diversional and Recreation Therapy Australia.
  • Bobby Redman, dementia advocate.
  • Helen Haynes, Montessori consulting change lead.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask experts questions during the live Q&A.

Times nationwide:

  • ACT, NSW, VIC, TAS, QLD: 11.30am-12.30pm
  • SA: 11am-12pm
  • NT: 11am-12pm
  • WA: 9.30am-10.30am

To register, click here.

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