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Culture in Ageing (CiA): Best Practice in Action: the 3 Rs of Ageing: Reminiscing, Reverting Responding

12 November 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Join us … ‘Reminiscing with the cultural senses; hearing, sight, smell, touch, tastes, oral histories’

We all possess memories; we all have our own unique life history.
For the older person, it can increase:

Their ability to communicate
Social interaction
Feelings of self esteem
Feelings of belonging
Embrace each individual’s experiences and stories
Stimulate past interests and hobbies
Enable self-expression

Reminiscence can give meaning and validate each person’s life, their history and their experiences. IT INVOLVES EVERYONE!

Reminiscing can build and construct connections between people from different backgrounds and cultures with those that care for them. It can act as a bridge and a safety net simultaneously.

What happens when people with Dementia engage with Reminiscing activities?

A dynamic, activity based workshop implementing culturally inclusive lifestyle practices supported by a framework based both on the theory of reminiscence and cultural understandings and interpretations.

Culture in Ageing is designed to equip workers such as Lifestyle and Respite Coordinators, Community Care Workers, Activities Organisers in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) and Community Care with practical knowledge, skills and ideas to meet the cultural and linguistic needs of care recipients by providing culturally inclusive strategies.

The workshop will also provide the opportunity to network with other workers and CALD community groups, gain access to resources and information and contribute to the development of targeted cultural briefings.

This full-day workshop will include sessions on reminiscing theory, the magic of memory lane, the art of narrative, fun and fact-filled activities. It will be action packed with many ideas, suggestions, strategies and practical activities that stimulate memories and stories and much, much more!

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided

Our next workshop is scheduled for

Tuesday 12 November, 2019 10.00am – 4.00pm (9.30 registration)


12 November 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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94 Henley Beach Road
Mile End, SA 5031 Australia
08 8241 9900
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Multicultural Aged Care
08 8241 9900
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Bookings: Must be made prior to the workshop online. (Please note no telephone bookings will be accepted.)

Course cancellations: Multicultural Aged Care reserves the right to cancel events if sufficient numbers are not achieved. In the case of a cancellation by Multicultural Aged Care all registration fees will be refunded in full.

Registration transfer or cancellation: Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be provided in writing either by fax 8352 1266 or email registration@mac.org.au. No refund is available for any cancellations/transfers received 48 hours or less prior to the start date or for non-attendance. A substitute delegate or a credit transfer is welcome. Please notify Multicultural Aged Care in writing of any substitution or credit transfer as soon as possible.

DISCLAIMER: The advice and views of speakers and the content of presentations are entirely and exclusively the views of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Multicultural Aged Care Inc. Multicultural Aged Care Inc. disclaims all liability in relation to actions taken in response to information presented by speakers.