Presented by Alissa Westphal - Occupational Therapist, Lecturer in Dementia Care, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne

Event Details


St George's Hospital
The Seminar Room
283 Cotham Road
VIC 3101


Monday 9 Dec 2019 from 9:00am to 4:30pm (Australia/Victoria)

Closing date

Wednesday 4 Dec 2019 7:00am (Australia/Victoria)

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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

Workshop objectives:

  • 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