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Cultural understandings of dementia: implications for care

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When: May 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Time: 9:00 am — 1:00 pm
Where: National Ageing Research Institute
Building 9 Seminar Room, Gate 4, 34-54 Poplar Road
Parkville Vic 3052  AustraliaGoogle Map
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  • Do you work with older people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds?
  • Do some of these people have dementia?
  • Would you like to understand how a person’s culture can influence dementia and the care you deliver?

If so, then this is for you.

At this evidence-based interactive workshop you will learn:

  • How to communicate with CALD families about dementia
  • How to negotiate different understandings of care
  • How to manage cultural conflict

Who should attend:

  • Staff working in the community, hospital or residential aged care settings
  • People who are new to the field of aged care and care for older people
  • Staff working with older people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds  
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