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Intellectual Disability and Dementia

This specialised workshop addresses the ways of providing support to a person living with both an intellectual disability (such as Down syndrome) and dementia. It is suitable for anyone working in disability services or community care that may need to interact with people with an intellectual disability and dementia.

This course offers the opportunity to:

  • Gain a greater understanding of how dementia affects people with an intellectual disability
  • Develop the skills required to communicate more effectively with people with the dual diagnosis
  • Identify and respond to changes over time
  • HACC Community Care Service workers – $155;
  • Aged, disability or health care workers (e.g. hospital, residential care, client-directed care package or disability community care) – $210
Metro and/or Regional:

Training available in Perth Metro area.

Dates and Locations:

Alzheimer’s WA, 9 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park, WA 6008: 9.30am – 4.00pm

  • To be confirmed

Alzheimer’s WA, Ella’s House, 11 Candelo Loop, Greenfields, WA 6210: 9.30am – 4.00pm

  • To be confirmed

Click on one of the sessions within the ‘Dates and Locations’ section to book your preferred training date or please call us on 1300 66 77 88 or email us.

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