Meaningful Engagement Workshop

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 6 hours
  • Face-to-face
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This resource was originally developed to assist lifestyle staff in the adoption of strategies to promote engagement between staff and residents, as well as resident to resident interaction. The workshop begins but briefly introducing the different types and stages of dementia for a better understanding of the barriers to engagement. The importance of individual needs and identities of residents are discussed to facilitate a person centred approach to engagement, while also considering the impact of the built environment.

Person-Centred Care,  Communication and Connection,  Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health



Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
6 hours

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Identify the strengths and abilities of individual consumers living with dementia.
  • Plan and implement meaningful activities that meet the needs and preferences of individual consumers to enable them to feel connected and engaged.
  • Understanding the impact the environment has is supporting successful and meaningful consumer engagement in activities.