Presented by Alissa Westphal - Occupational Therapist, Lecturer in Dementia Care, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne
St George's Hospital
The Seminar Room
283 Cotham Road
Monday 9 Dec 2019 from 9:00am to 4:30pm (Australia/Victoria)
Wednesday 4 Dec 2019 7:00am (Australia/Victoria)
About this event
Registrations for this workshop are invited from tertiary qualified health professionals (Nurses/Occupational Therapists/Social Workers/Speech Pathologists/Physiotherapists) working in acute, residential or community settings, particularly those responsible for assessing and creating care plans for people living with dementia.
This is a catered event, with morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch supplied.
Onsite parking available for $10/day. For public transport options please go to www.ptv.vic.gov.au.
- Understand the underpinning theory of the HDS-R
- Demonstrate ability to assess people with dementia using the HDS-R
- Combine the results of HDS-R assessments with a Possibility Oriented Approach to provide person-centred interventions