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EDIE for family carers - North Ryde - NSW

EDIE for family carers session by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia.

About this Event

This session enhances knowledge of dementia through virtual reality technology that allows participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia. 

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session utilises Dementia Australia's unique experiential learning technology EDIE (Educational Dementia Immersive Experience). 

You will gain knowledge in:

  • the perspective and needs of a person living with dementia
  • effective communication
  • environmental changes to support a person to live well with dementia

Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia. This program is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors.


Dementia Australia COVID-19 Precautions for Carers

  1. DO NOT attend the session if you are feeling unwell
  2. Wash your hands before the session
  3. Use the provided hand sanitiser as you enter and exit the classroom
  4. Bring a pen if you have one
  5. Do not share pens or paperwork
  6. Cough/Sneeze into your elbow.
  7. Avoid close contact to others and sit 1.5m away from each other

Each carer must complete the Dementia Australia participant symptom checker form individually. If they answer "Yes" to any of the questions or have any flu like symptoms ahead of the program, they will need to leave and be excluded from this session.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking available on site.

If you need further advice contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or please email,au

 How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Our National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 is open 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Alternatively you can email your question to

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

Category Lifestyle