FREE Dementia Education Workshops in Westmead
FREE workshops on how people experiencing memory loss can live well in our community!
The South Western Sydney Dementia Network, Western Sydney University and Maridulu Budyari Gamal (SPHERE) present three practical and interactive workshops.
Workshop 1 - Understanding the Brain and Memory - 1 September 2023 (SOLD OUT)
Learn about the causes of memory loss and how to manage it. This workshop will start at 10am at NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead.
Workshop 2 - Accessibility and Enablement - 4 October 2023
Learn how to create safer and enabling places and spaces. This workshop will start at 10am at NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead.
Workshop 3 - Acceptance and Belonging - 1 November 2023
Learn how to embrace and support people with diverse needs. This workshop will start at 10am at NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead.
These workshops focus on increasing awareness of available support services, developing effective social and communication strategies, and managing dementia risk and care. Additionally, the workshops emphasize the importance of creating dementia-friendly environments, understanding the influence of the environment on wellbeing, and recognizing the diverse needs of individuals living with dementia.
Our goal is to empower participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide sensitive care and support for individuals with dementia in diverse communities.