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Dementia Education Series: Exploring pain in dementia

November 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm AEDT

Carers of people with dementia are invited to participate in our Dementia Education Series

Carers eligible to register for the topics in the Series must be a carer of a person with dementia as per the government funding program.

Topic 3 – Exploring pain in dementia

Understanding pain for a person living with dementia is often difficult to understand, assess and manage.

Come along to this three hour workshop to explore the issues of pain for someone living with dementia. Reflect on your current understandings and build on your techniques and practices to help you support your loved one or friend with dementia.

The session will assist you to understand:

  • Different causes of pain
  • The tools available to you to identify pain in someone with dementia
  • How to best manage the pain in people with dementia
  • If there is the presence of one or more additional illnesses contributing to the pain.

Cost – $20 per carer to be paid when registering

Registration to attend is essential through the Eventbrite link below. If you are unable to attend on the day please notify us as soon as possible by calling 6296 9982 or by emailing

Please note: Full cost of the course is payable before attendance through the ticket selection. Payment options include debit and credit cards. Should a carer be unable to afford this or prepay online, please contact Carers ACT on 6296 9982 or by emailing As this session is at a cost to Carers ACT should a carer be unable to attend there will be no refund.

Carers ACT would like to thank the National Portrait Gallery for their continuing support in delivering the Dementia education Series.


November 3, 2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace
Parkes, ACT 2600 AU
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