Sunday, 21 June 2015

SAT/27JUNE15 ADFM Dementia Care Training Workshop - ESSENTIALS OF DEMENTIA CARE

ADFM National Caregivers Support Network will be conducting a  Dementia Care Training Workshop on ESSENTIALS OF DEMENTIA CARE with the objective to equip family caregivers, domestic carers and allied healthcare staff the essential knowledge and practical skills to understand and to effectively care for people affected by dementia. 


Day/Date:  SATURDAY, 27 JUNE 2015

Time:  8.30am to 5.30pm (Total Training Hours 7 Hours)

Venue:   ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre, Lorong 11/8E, Seksyen 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya.

Medium of Instruction:  English 

Group Size:  Limited to 25 participants.

Course Leader:  Ms Sharon A. H. Soon, RN, RM, RMN, Accredited Educator in Palliative Care Nursing, The Flinders University of South Australia, Nurse Consultant in Aged Care & Psychogeriatric Care (New Zealand).

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants who completed the one day training workshop. 

Learning Objective: The aim of this interactive video-aided training through experiential learning and role playing is to equip participants involved in the care of people living with dementia the essential knowledge and coping skills in understanding of persons with dementia, to deliver day-to-day care and activities of daily living.  

08.30am  Registration
09.00am  Introduction & Overview of Dementia
09.30am  Stages of Dementia
10.00am  Behavioural Problems

10.30am  TEA BREAK

11.00am  Managing Disturbed & Aggressive Behaviour
11.30am  Wondering & Care Management
12.00pm  Assisting with Mobility
12.30pm  Bathing/Grooming

 1.00pm   LUNCH BREAK

 1.45pm   Managing Meals & Care Management
 2.30pm   Incontinence & Care Management
 3.00pm   Communication Skills

 3.30pm   Self -Care

 4.00pm   TEA BREAK

 4.15pm   Activities & Practical Skills
 4.45pm   Q & As Session
 5.15pm   Summary, Closing & Photo session    

Course Fees:
To cover course materials, certificate of attendance, refreshments, lunch, and other administrative expenses:

1.  RM60 for family caregiver.
2.  RM80 per participant for other categories.

(1)  Email or fax completed Registration Form to  

(2)  Registration via email - provide Full Name/s, Mobile Contact, email address and indicate your profession. 

(1)  Payment by cash or cheque, please bank in direct to ADFM Bank Account with CIMB Bank at ADFM Account No.  800 2293177.  Email or Fax the Payment Receipt to: for confirmation. 

(2)  By cheque, cheque should be crossed and made payable to “ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE FOUNDATION".

More Information:  Email or contact 016 608 2513 (Jenny) / 03 7931 5850 (Michael Tan).

Kindly register early and be punctual.  Thanks and best wishes.