Start: Tue 17 Aug 2021
End: Wed 18 Aug 2021
RSVP: Sun 25 Jul 2021
CARE OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT “COPE” PROGRAM
This interactive training introduces attendees to the Care Of People with Dementia in their Environments (COPE) program developed by Professor Laura Gitlin and her team in the US. and provides attendees with the skills and knowledge required to adopt and implement COPE in their workplace.
The workshop covers: comprehensive assessments; client directed problem solving strategies; how to use communication, activity simplification and environmental modifications to enhance people with dementia's daily function and prevent and manage changed behaviours.
All participants will receive: a training workbook; 'The Caregivers Guide to Dementia', an invitation to participate in three telephone coaching calls and the COPE online community of practice facilitated by COPE Master trainers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
New Graduate to Experienced Occupational Therapists. Please note; this course is not suitable for students
- To understand the evidence for occupational therapy interventions in dementia care
- To gain knowledge and skills of conducting a thorough assessment of the person with dementia, carer and environment
- To deliver evidence-based dementia intervention (COPE)
- To anticipate challenges in implementation and to form strategies to address these
Sally is an occupational therapist with clinical experience working in health and aged care in Australia and the UK. She is passionate about supporting people living with dementia and promoting the role that occupational therapists can play in providing comprehensive dementia specific assessment and intervention in the community. Sally was the project manager for the COPE Australia project and was one of the original COPE Master trainers in Australia, adapting the original program to the Australian context and developing COPE Australia training.
Kate is an occupational therapist with clinical experience working with older people in home and rehabilitation settings. She leads studies of applied research translation, including forming collaboratives and training health professionals to support them to deliver evidence-based programs. She was involved in coordinating the National Clinical Practice Guidelines and Principles of Care for People with Dementia and is now working as a Research Fellow. Kate was one of the original COPE Master trainers in Australia, adapting the original program to the Australian context and developing COPE Australia training.
Total CPD claimable workshop hours: 16
Tuesday 17 - Wednesday 18 August 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm | ACT, VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD |
8:30am - 4:30pm | SA, NT |
7:00am - 2:30pm | WA |
* Waiting room will open from 30 minutes early to allow you time to login and test your technology.
Online via Zoom. Login details will be sent to registered delegates closer to the date of the workshop.
REGISTRATION FEES & INCLUSIONS
EARLY BIRD: Register on or before 20 July:
Early Bird OTA Member: $805
Early Bird New Graduate Member: $725
Early Bird Non-member: $1045
OTA Member: $885
OTA New Graduate Member: $795
(All pricing is inclusive of GST)
Members must be logged in with username and password in order to register at the member rate.
Registration closes Sunday 25 July 11.55pm AEST - no registrations after this date due to the nature and requirements of this course.
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