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 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 as a dementia therapist for more than ten.

 

 

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4 days ago

Dementia Tas

Please share this poster!
This will help to spread the word so we can continue our important work to support care staff who work day-in day-out with people living with dementia. 😀
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2 weeks ago

Dementia Tas

Come on down to Glenview during Seniors Week!!
:)Seniors Week is fast approaching (14-20 October) and this year we are hosting 4 events which are open to the public.
Check out our poster below and hope to see you during this epic week of celebrating connections within our communities and neighbourhoods.
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4 weeks ago

Dementia Tas

What a great opportunity to get out and have important conversations about dementia!Here we are at Northgate in Glenorchy during Dementia Action Week, getting out there and prompting conversations about dementia.
It was amazing the amount of people who stopped by to learn more about Dementia Tas' consultancy and training services and to share their personal dementia stories.
Nobody chooses to have dementia but we can choose how we respond to the people in our lives and in our community who are living with dementia.

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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