DEMENTIA TAS

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Tailored dementia training and consultancy in Hobart

Our Goal

Our Training Sessions

 

Interactive and informative courses that can provide everything from an overview of dementia, to more in-depth, carer specific information.

Training that is cost effective and can cater to those in the aged and disability sectors, as well as those in the business sector.

Our Training

In-house Training

 

Training that can be tailored
to assist specific workers, carers and staff needs.

Cost effective training tailored to your
organisational requirements and
supporting positive person-focused
dementia care practices.

About Us

About Us

 

Based in Hobart, Tasmania, Dementia Tas is run by Ros Calvert.

Ros has worked as a diversional therapist for more than twenty years and also has extensive experience as a dementia therapist and trainer.

 

 

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5 days ago

Dementia Tas

Yesterday’s Dementia Awareness Day event was a huge success!!
More than 70 people attended the film screening, presentations and Q&A (with COVID-19 precautions in place, of course).
Professor James Vickers from Wicking Dementia Centre shared some good news and more challenging news in the world of dementia and Dr Sunny Jang spoke about her research project on cultural diversity in dementia care.
The film, Mr Velvet Ears, is about the emotional journey for a carer who makes the tough decision to move their partner of 35 years into a residential aged care home. The film is told through the eyes of their dementia assist dog.
Thanks to everyone who attended and supported this amazing event.
It was great to partner up with the Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania for this Dementia Awareness Day event, and we’re already putting on our thinking caps to start planning for next year!
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2 weeks ago

Dementia Tas

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4 weeks ago

Dementia Tas

We're hosting a screening of the film Mr Velvet Ears for Dementia Awareness Day on 16 September.
Hope you can join us! 😀
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1 month ago

Dementia Tas

We love this idea of Dementia Friendly Cafes in Clarence.
Head down to Moro Vecchia Cafe for a chance to enjoy a coffee and a chat with like minded people.
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Our Structured Training Sessions

Understanding Dementia

This course would be beneficial for service staff and maintenance workers as well as a refresher/update for all care staff.

Types of dementia

Communication

How the brain works

Changed responses & actions

Problem solving & strategies

Experiencing Dementia

Walk in the shoes of a person with dementia. This interactive

session will give workers greater understanding of what it might be like to have dementia.

Understanding Changed Responses & Actions

From this session participants will be able to identify triggers that can cause changed responses for people with dementia.

What do behavioural expressions mean?

Causes and changed responses & actions.

Communication

Person centered approach

Problem solving & strategies

Effective Communication with the Older Person

Interactive workshop, which includes activities to reinforce

effective communication. We will cover why and how we

communicate.

Identify barriers and successful strategies for communication