Best practice in understanding behaviours of people with dementia from a CALD background

As the demographics of Tasmania change, so does our need to be able to work effectively with people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

This 8 hour workshop, developed by WA Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS), will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Understand best practise in the care of people living with dementia from a CALD background
  • Improve understanding of communication requirements
  • Improve skills in assessment and information gathering to inform practice
  • Increase awareness about working with family caregivers
  • Improve skills in interventions for the management of changing behaviours in people living with dementia
  • Improve knowledge regarding the Migrant Resource Centre and Phoenix Centre services

Who should attend?

This is a core module suitable for residential and community care workers, health professionals, volunteers, and anyone interested in working with people living with Dementia from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background.

Upcoming workshop dates:

There are currently no upcoming dates for this workshop. Please contact us at to express interest.


Full day training (up to 8 hours on the same day) is $220 (full fee) or $180 (concession)