Sat 24 March 2018, 2.30pm
Wisma WIM, Tun Ismail, PJ

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Pre-registration required. Door fee of RM20 applies. To register, whatsapp your full name to Lily 012-3068291 or Jasmin 012-3295088. Registered participants will be provided with more details closer to the event date. Should registered participants be unable to attend, please inform us in advance as preparations for the workshop are based on the number of participants. Thank you.


DEMENTIA CARE SKILLS (DCS) 2-day Training Workshop
Sat & Sun 17-18 March
ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre, No. 6 Lorong 11/8E, PJ

Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia (ADFM) will be conducting the DEMENTIA CARE SKILLS (DCS) 2-day Training Workshop for Family Caregivers (and their care workers) on:

Saturday, 17 March 2018 (9.00am – 5.00pm)
Sunday, 18 March 2018 (9.00am – 1.00pm)

Caring for a person with dementia can be very stressful and traumatic at times. Dementia not only affects the person living with the condition, but also the entire family. The greatest challenge is on you, the caregiver. With a better understanding of dementia, you can plan for and cope with the challenges that you may encounter in your caregiving journey.

This one and a half-day interactive training comprising 4-modules is designed to support you in your caregiving role with essential knowledge and skills to care for the person with dementia and yourself, using the Person-Centered Care Approach through sharing of real-life scenarios, discussions and identify potential strategies for managing caregiver stress.

Learning Outcome:

Module 1: Impact of Dementia and Person-Centred Care

Identify the principles of Person Centered Care (PCC)
Recognize the impact of dementia on person with dementia, and family caregivers
Identify your own level of stress and self-care strategies
Identify community resources available to support family caregivers

Module 2: Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

Understanding behaviour associated with dementia
Identify potential triggers for behaviour associated with dementia
Identify a range of options for supporting the person with dementia

Module 3: Effective Communication

Describe the impact of dementia on communication
Identify strategies for effective communication with a person with dementia, including:
        Reality orientation, Validation, Reminiscence

Module 4: Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

Recognize the value of promoting engagement with life for a person with dementia
Recognize the value of activity for a person with dementia
Identify ways of adapting activities to meet individual needs

Day One, Saturday, 17 March 2018

0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1100 Module 1: Impact of Dementia and Person-Centered Care (PCC)
1100 - 1115 Refreshment break
1115 - 1315 Module 2: Behavioural & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
1315 - 1400 Lunch Break & Photo Session 
1400 - 1430 Interactive Session (Cont’d Module 2)
1430 - 1600 Module 3: Effective Communication 
1600 - 1615 Tea break 
1615 - 1700 Interactive Session (Cont’d Module 3)

Day Two, Sunday, 18 March 2018

0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 1115 Module 4 – Purposeful & Meaningful Engagement
1115 - 1130 Refreshment break
1130 - 1300 Module 4 (Cont’d) 
                     Interactive Session, Q & As, Summary

ADFM Team of Trainers / Facilitators:
(1)     Module 1 & Module 2 by Geriatrician, Dr Elizabeth Chong
(2)     Module 3 & Module 4 by Mr Felix Kong Hon Sen 

FREE Admission and Compulsory Registration for logistic purposes.  Email Jenny at or whatsapp 016 608 2513, providing:

(1)    Full Name/s
(2)    Mobile contact
(3)    Email address
(4)    Indicate whether family caregiver or care worker, and
(5)    To whom you are caring for

Dialogue With Time at Science Centre Singapore
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