Creating enabling dementia environments

Creating enabling dementia environments

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Tuesday, 22 March
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bentley, Western Australia

This session is a free information seminar by WA Dementia Training Study Centre (WA DTSC). It will provide practical information in dementia care and give the opportunity for you to network with colleagues. The seminar will focus on the needs of health professionals caring for people living with dementia.

Register online here

There is a growing recognition of the importance of thoughtful design to enable people living with dementia to maximise their abilities and opportunities and yet we continue to see poorly designed health, aged and public spaces created, why is this? This lecture will explore:

  • What have we learnt about good dementia design?
  • Where are the barriers to implementing what we know?
  • How to make design decisions using care philosophy
  • Using dementia design tools and resources to get great outcomes

About the presenter: Jason Burton is General Manager of Education, Research and Consultancy at Alzheimer’s Australia WA. He leads a team of dementia design specialists as part of the Dementia Enabling Environment Project (DEEP) and has over 25 years clinical and leadership experience in dementia care.

Anyone interested in furthering their dementia knowledge, keeping up-to-date with recent research and networking with colleagues is welcome to attend.

If you require assistance, please contact Denise Dallimore on 9266 1830.

The seminar flyer is available for download here

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