New VR Dementia training course now available

Suitable for: aged care, allied health, disability care, home and community care, hospitals, retirement living, aged care decision-makers, allied health assistants, disability care staff, diversional therapists, facility managers/coordinators, lifestyle officers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, practice nurses, registered nurses, residential care workers, social workers, speech therapists, support staff.

This training aims to:

  • reduce incidents of stress for people living with dementia, carers, and families

  • increase the confidence and personal safety of aged care workers

  • promote staff retention through reduced high-risk scenarios

  • enhance the personalised care, safety, and quality of life for people living with dementia

Course type: Changed behaviours and management, Funded training

Duration: Three hours

Delivery mode: Face-to-face

Location: All states and territories

Number of participants: 15 participants maximum

Cost: Free to eligible users with funding support until June 2025