Friday, 22 July 2016

SAT / 30July16 : One-Day "Essentials of Dementia Care" Training Workshop

Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia (ADFM) will be conducting a one-day Training Workshop on “ESSENTIALS OF DEMENTIA CARE” for family caregivers / individuals who are involved in the care of people living with Alzheimer’s dementia.

Participants will benefit from this interactive video-aided training through experiential learning and role play; and equip with the essential knowledge and practical skills to understand and to effectively care for people affected by dementia.

Taking care of people or loved ones with dementia affects our lives in multiple ways.  It is our objective and hope that this hands-on training will be attended by every caregiver who has to cope with the complex and unpredictable issues involved in caring for people affected by dementia.


Date:  Saturday, 30 July 2016
Time:  8.45am to 5.30pm
Venue:  No. 6, Lorong 11/8E, Seksyen 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya

Medium of Instruction:    English

Group Size:  not more than 25 participants

Program Outline

Morning Session: Facilitators will be Dr Khor Hui Min, Geriatrician from UMMC and Dr Elizabeth Chong from HKL.

1.   Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease  
2.   Stages of Alzheimer's Disease 
3.   Communication Problems in Dementia 
4.   Behavioural Problems
5.   Managing Disturbed and Aggressive Behaviour 
6.   Wandering and Care Management

Afternoon Session:  Facilitators will be Nurse Educator, Ms Foo Sook Lee and Ms Tan Saw Cheang; Physiotherapist, Edwin Tay

1.  Assisting with Mobility
2.   Bathing/Grooming and Care management
3.   Managing Meals and Care Management
4.   Incontinence and Care Management
5.  Self-Care
6.  Activities

Certificate of Attendance:  Will be issued to participants upon request.

Course Fee (includes course materials, certificate of attendance, refreshments and lunch): 
(1)   RM50 / participant for family caregivers; and
(2)   RM60 / participant for other categories

Bank-in direct to ADFM Bank Account with CIMB Bank at Account No. 800 229 3277. If Cheque should be addressed to:  ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE FOUNDATION.

Confirmation of Registration:
Email Registration Form with Bank-In Receipt to:

For clarifications, email:  OR WhatsApp/SMS Jenny at 016 608 2513.

Kindly register early to facilitate the logistic arrangements.