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Wellness Week Presentation…The Nature of Dementia

April 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Presented by Alzheimer’s NT

An introduction to dementia focussing on the definition, types of dementia, common symptoms and how these individual conditions will affect a person with dementia. This presentation will cover topics:

  • Prevalence of Dementia in Australia
  • How our brain works
  • Variety of possible symptoms
  • Video: inside the brain – the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Younger Onset Dementia
  • Risk factors for Dementia
  • Changing behaviours
  • Behaviour as communication
  • The Philosophy of care
    • Person-centered
    • Relationship focused
    • Promotes maximum engagement with life
  • Where to get more information and help
  • Participant questions and discussions

Note: This is an interactive presentation. Audience involvement is actively encouraged.

This presentation will be held in the LARGE MEETING ROOM

Details

Date:
April 20, 2017
Time:
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Organiser

COTA NT
Phone:
89411004
Email:
Website:
www.cotant.org.au

Venue

Spillett House
65 Smith Street
Darwin, NT 0801 Australia
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Phone:
89411004
Website:
https://www.cotant.org.au/contact-us/location/