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Dementia Course – HDS-R update

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


FRIDAY 12th March, 2021

The workshop is aimed at health professionals who care for people living with dementia, and contains a very brief introduction about dementia before centering on the HDS-R, what it is, how to use it and how to turn the outcomes into a meaningful care plan for someone with dementia. It is highly interactive and the participants will leave with copies of the PowerPoint and the Possibility Oriented Approach manual, plus some other resources.

Workshop objectives are:

  • Understand the underpinning theory of the HDS-R
  • Demonstrate ability to assess people with dementia using the HDS-R
  • Combine the results of HDS-R assessments with a Possibility Oriented Approach to provide person-centered interventions.


Jackie Reynolds who is presenting this course, is an OT with over 17 years clinical experience. She has previously spent 5 years working for a major Victorian hospital, however much of her experience has been in aged care, with 12 years in the field. As well as earning a Cert IV in Dementia practice: Jackie earned her Cert IV in Training and Assessment, and has provided workshops throughout the state for Baptistcare, on risk enablement and the Montessori approach. She also previously worked at Bendigo TAFE, delivering the Cert III Therapy Assistant course. Having worked for Baptistcare for the past four years, she is currently self-employed working as a consultant.

With the sponsorship of Dementia Training Australia we are able to provide this workshop at a significantly reduced cost.

Introduction To The Hierarchic Dementia Scale-Revised (HDS-R) And The Possibility Oriented Approach To Care Planning
Date Friday 12th March 2021, 9:00 – 16:00
Venue Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade, Como




Early Bird before 12/2/21

Member $75

Rural/ remote member $55

Non-member $110

Student $50

Standard after 12/2/21

Member $90

Rural/remote $65

Non-member $110

Student $60

Refreshments Welcome coffee/tea, morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea provided


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Pay via invoice options are available using the ‘Book Online’ function below. Proceed to checkout and please ensure your billing details including company name are correct. Once your order has been received our finance officer will generate your invoice and email to the email address provided

*PD Registration Form 2020


March 12
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association


Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort
112 Melville Parade
Como, Western Australia 6152 Australia
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