Education and training - ACT

Alzheimer's Australia ACT Education services provide a variety of up to date, informative and practical dementia education programs for health, acute care, disability and aged care providers.

Participants of these programs will gain essential skills and knowledge regarding dementia care as well as the opportunity to network with others working in the sector.

Courses and workshops are available throughout the year at the Alzheimer's Australia ACT office.

We also offer customised education and professional development in your workplace.

Our education is delivered by experienced and knowledgeable educators.

Bookings are essential for all education programs.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations of non-attendance at workshops will incur costs as per schedule below:

  • Cancellations with less than 5 business days notice - no refund

A minimum number of participants is required for courses to proceed. 

Course fees will be fully refunded if your course is cancelled by Alzheimer's Australia ACT.

Bookings are essential for all education programs.

For course and seminar bookings -

Email   act.admin@alzheimers.org.au

Phone (02) 6255 0722

ACT Courses & Workshops

Dementia Learning Guide - Flexible education solutions to improve dementia practice February - December 2017

Community Education February - December 2017 

Dementia Seminars

Dementia Seminars feature national and international experts speaking on the latest research, care and optimal environments for people with dementia. 
These sessions provide a valuable opportunity for carers, health, aged and community care staff to network and gain information and knowledge about dementia. 

Library and information service

Alzheimer's Australia ACT library provides access to quality dementia related information. 

This information is applicable to people with dementia, their carers friends and family.

Information is also useful for health professionals, other service providers and members of the general public.

Resources contained in our library include books, journals and magazines, DVDs and CD's. 

Topics covered in the library collection include behaviour, residential care, dementia design, activities, reminiscing, carer stories and books for children.

Anyone is welcome to visit and use the facilities of the library.  However, you need to be a member to borrow from the library collection. 

Library opening hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.  Contact us on 02 6255 0722 for more information or come and visit us at 159 Maribyrnong Avenue, Kaleen.

All sessions for people with dementia and families will be held at Alzheimer's Australia ACT office located at; 159 Maribyrnong Avenue Kaleen ACT.

Alzheimer’s Australia ACT is the peak body the peak body representing the interests of people affected by dementia in the ACT. To find out more, contact us or call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.