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EDIE for Family Carers – Coolangatta – QLD

Date

Thu 19th October 2023, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location

Marine Parade
Coolangatta QLD 4225

Details

EDIE for Family Carers session by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia.

This session enhances knowledge of dementia through virtual reality technology that allows participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia. 

You will gain knowledge in:

  • the perspective and needs of a person living with dementia
  • effective communication
  • environmental changes to support a person to live well with dementia.

Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia. This session is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors.

Dementia Australia’s facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session utilises Dementia Australia’s unique experiential learning technology EDIE (Educational Dementia Immersive Experience).

FAQs

Where is this event held and what are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

This information will be provided upon confirmation of eligibility for the program and registration with Dementia Australia. You will be contacted via the phone number you registered with for a brief chat. Alternatively you can call our booking line on 1800 588 699.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For event related enquiries please contact us on 1800 588 699 or email qld.bookings@dementia.org

Alternatively for general enquires you can contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or email helpline@dementia.org.au.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

How can I find out about other events being run by Dementia Australia?

Visit the Dementia Australia website and view the Events Calendar.

What is available to professionals?

This event is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.

COST:

Free

Date

Thu 19th October 2023, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Location

Marine Parade
Coolangatta QLD 4225