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Therapies and activities to help counselling and lifestyle roles in residential aged care

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Date: Friday 12 July
Venue: EN102 Engineering Building, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122

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The Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults presents an exciting series of seminars featuring guest presenters who are experts in the field of mental health and ageing to cover issues relating to late life conditions and treatments. 

Rebecca will give communication tips, demonstrate resources and illuminate therapies which will be useful for people offering psychological services in residential aged care. This seminar will be interactive and experiential and a must attend seminar for provisional psychologists and student volunteers who want experience in aged care. This seminar will be fun and interactive so bring along your sense of humour and a willingness to enjoy something new.

About the Speaker

‌‌Rebecca Collins

Rebecca Collins worked in aged care for ten years and has been coordinating the digital story and befriending programs across residential age care facilities as part of The Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults. She is also heavily involved with the Dementia and Aged Care Research Project and our Elders at Ease Research Project in aged care facilities. Rebecca’s background is in education and she is also a clown doctor. Rebecca’s knowledge of residential aged care will help you understand the complexities of working with residents. She will give communication tips, demonstrate resources and illuminate therapies which will be useful for people offering psychological services in residential aged care. 

 

Contact Information: Adetoun Alabi
Email: adetounalabi@swin.edu.au