Start: Tue 11 Aug 2020
End: Wed 12 Aug 2020
RSVP: Sun 26 Jul 2020
THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR
New Graduate to Experienced Occupational Therapists. Please note; this course is not suitable for students
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.
- 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 Day and Kate Laver
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.
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.
Dates: Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 August 2020
Sign in: 8.45am
Workshop: 9.00am - 4.00pm for both days
Total CPD claimable workshop hours: 16
Adelaide, SA Venue details to come
Morning tea and lunch will be provided on both days
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Registration closes Sunday, 26 July 2020 11.55pm AEST - strictly no registrations after this date due to the nature and requirements of this course
OTA Member: $805.00
OTA New Graduate Member: $725.00
(All pricing is inclusive of GST)
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Printed workbooks will be provided on the day and pre-reading material will be provided to you electronically via an online platform, Course Genius. Approximately one week prior to the commencement of the workshop we will email instructions for you to follow to access these resources. Please be sure to check all email folders, including junk for this correspondence.
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