The Dementia Learning Centre is our hub of excellence for dementia education. The kaupapa of the Centre is based around people, and the right we all have to feel supported, valued, and loved.
It has been established to:
- Lift knowledge and understanding about dementia
- Drive improvement in quality of care and support
- Enhance continuous learning and development in the sector
The Director of the Dementia Learning Centre is Dr Kathy Peri.
The Dementia Learning Centre is all about transformation – of attitudes and understanding, and of the knowledge and skills we all need to provide the best possible support and care for people living with dementia.
Our e-learning programmes to help improve knowledge and provide support to people living with dementia, care partners and family and whānau.
Cognitive Stimulation Training
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a non-pharmacological intervention to improve memory and quality of life for people with dementia.
Local experts explore some of the challenges people and their whānau may face on their dementia mate wareware journey.
These webinars provide the most up-to-date dementia research and best practice.
Virtual Reality (VR) experience
The Educational Dementia Immersive Experience (EDIE) programme is a three-hour virtual reality workshop that can show us how someone living with dementia might experience it.
Bespoke programmes and consultancy
Get in touch to find out more about our customised education and training programmes from dementia experts who have in-depth knowledge in dementia care.
Get in touch
Dr Kathy Peri
Director, Dementia Learning Centre