Sexualities and Dementia

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 4 hours
  • Face-to-face
Access on dta.com.au

The Sexualities and Dementia workshop assists health professionals understand the meaning and functions of sexuality for people with dementia.

Domains:
Person-Centred Care,  Behaviour

Location:
nationally

Cost:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
3 hours

Learning Outcomes

After completing this workshop, staff should be able to:
  • The intimate & sexual needs of people with dementia.
  • The importance of expression of sexuality for people with dementia.
  • The role of health care professionals in responding to the expression of sexuality by people with dementia.
  • A model to assess cognitive competency of people with dementia to have intimate & sexual relationships.
  • A framework to better support the expression of sexuality by people with dementia.
  • Knowledge translation of sexualities & dementia into care practices.