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Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities workshop

 

Overview

This two day workshop will provide participants with the skills to provide quality dementia care and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with dementia, their families and community. During the course participants will develop a clear understanding of dementia as well as develop other skills and strategies to assess people, and assist both the person with dementia and their family in managing their dementia.  One of the assessment tools used in the course is the Kimberley Indigenous cognitive assessment (KICA).

At the end of this workshop the participants will be able to: 

The workshop is designed for primary health care and related workers who work in remote and Aboriginal communities.

Contacts

Flinders University
Cnr Simpson and Skinner Streets
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 4700
Fax: (08) 8951 4777
Email: crh.shortcourse@flinders.edu.au

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Last updated: 13 January 2017
 
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