Intellectual Disability and Dementia

By Demetia Australia

  • Foundational
  • 3 hours
  • Face-to-face
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For a person with intellectual disability it may be harder to recognise an emerging dementia condition. This workshop helps you to identify dementia related changes in people who have an existing intellectual disability and build on processes to support your clients through the changing nature of dementia.

Domains:
Dementia Diagnosis and Support

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fee-for-service

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
3 hours

Learning Outcomes

Program benefits include:
  • Staff learn about the assessment and diagnosis of dementia for people with intellectual disability.
  • Your workforce can adapt support to maintain the familiar routines for people living with intellectual disability and dementia.
  • People living with intellectual disability and dementia feel supported as their needs change.