Effective Befriending with Persons with Dementia

This course aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to befriend persons with dementia, through effective communication, and meaningful engagement.


  • Signs and symptoms of dementia

  • Introduction to person-centred care

  • Effective communication using ACCAS

  • Supporting persons with dementia in distress

  • Meaningful engagement for persons with dementia

Target Audience This course is intended for individuals or volunteers who wish to befriend and engage a person with dementia in the community
Dates 29 Feb 2020
Time 9am–5.30pm
Venue ADA Resource and Training Centre
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02 BS Bendemeer Centre
Singapore 339914
Closing Date for Registration One month before course date


$214.00 (Inclusive of GST)
After National Silver Academy (NSA)* subsidy: $54.00 (Inclusive of GST)

*NSA subsidy is only applicable for Singaporeans & PR aged 50 and above

Application Procedure

  1. All applications must be made online — at or below this page — at least 14 days prior to the course commencement.
  2. Applicants are to ensure that they meet the entry requirements before proceeding to register for the course.
  3. Applicants should read through the ADA Academy Terms and Conditions before registering for our workshops.
  4. All registrations received before closing date will be deemed confirmed unless otherwise specified.
  5. An invoice will be issued prior to the course commencement. Payment needs to be made prior to course commencement.

Payment Advisory

Payment is required upon receiving the invoice to secure for the seat. You may make payment via the following mode:

  1. Cash
    Payment can be made at our office during office hours.
  2. Cheque
    All cheques payment shall be made payable to “Alzheimer’s Disease Association”. Please indicate your name, invoice number on the back of the cheque.
  3. Bank Transfer/PayNow
    Please indicate your name & invoice number as reference.