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Recognising and responding to dementia in Indigenous communities

 

Overview

Target audience: Primary health care and related workers from remote communities

Course summary: This course provides participants with a clear understanding of dementia, and the skills and strategies to assess and assist both the person with dementia and their family in managing their dementia. Dementia is acknowledged as a significant issue for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote communities, with studies showing a prevalence rate of more than five times the non-Indigenous community. Course content includes:

Fee payable: Yes, however no fees apply for students enrolled in Flinders Remote health award courses following provision of a student number

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified

Contacts

Student Administration Officer
Centre for Remote Health
Ph: (08) 8951 4700
Email: crh.shortcourse@flinders.edu.au

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Last updated: 27 February 2013
 
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