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Recognising and responding to dementia in Indigenous communities

 

Overview

Target audience: Primary health care and related workers from remote communities who are working or interested in working with Indigenous people with dementia

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 Indigenous people in remote communities, with studies showing a prevalence rate of more than five times the non-Indigenous community. Upon completion of the course participants should be able to:

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

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

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Last updated: 24 March 2015
 
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