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Doing Dementia Differently

Homemakers: care partners who are curious and connected

For social workers and support coordinators

This webinar has already happened, but if you sign up with the form below you will receive a recorded copy. 

April 28th 2021, 10:00-11:00 AM AEDT

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Explore how the training, skill and approach of care partners can impact the wellbeing of people living with dementia

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Explore the benefits of a consistent care team, rather than the use of agency staff, and how to train and empower best practice care

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What we’ll talk about

The kind of care a resident living with dementia receives can make the difference between night and day. In the industry, residents can be labelled as having “responsive or challenging behaviours”, at Group Homes Australia, we see this as residents merely having needs that are going unmet – and it’s the mission of a curious and connected care partner to understand and assist with those needs.

A Homemaker is like a blend of an AIN (Assistant in nursing) – qualified with a certificate III or IV in aged care, and a PCA (personal care assistant). But as the name suggests, their main contribution is to make the resident feel at home, and to find ways to help our residents live beyond their diagnosis, rather than suffer. Caring for those living with dementia, they adapt to interact.

Join me for this webinar on April 28th where we’ll discuss what makes a great care partner, and how we hire, train and empower our Homemakers.

I’ll see you there!
– Tamar Krebs

“Thank you for facilitating this wonderful session with Tamar Krebs. Tamar – Thank you so much for your talk and conversation. Congratulations on realising your vision and mission to provide care for ageing people, with and without dementia, who are increasingly vulnerable or frail, staffed by such caring people who provide love and understanding as well as adept physical care to the residents in the Group Homes you founded.”


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