Transforming Care the Person-centred Way

This workshop is intended to provide participants with an enhanced understanding of the philosophy and practice of Person-Centred Care in the context of institutional care settings. The participants will gain awareness of malignant social psychology and learn how to apply Tom Kitwood’s Enriched Model and Positive Person Work in their current care environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Person-Centred Care (PCC) and recognise its relevance to dementia

  • Apply person-centred strategies as a response to misunderstood behaviour

  • Adopt the principles of Person-Centred Care into current care practices

Target Audience Health and social service practitioners working in hospitals and intermediate and long-term care facilities, who have a basic understanding of dementia.
Dates TBA
Time 9am-5.30pm
Venue ADA Resource and Training Centre
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02 BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914


Course Fees (for courses until 30 Jun): $325.00 (before 7% GST)
Course Fees (for courses from 1 Jul onwards): $358.18 (inclusive 7% GST)
Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organisations (subjected to approval).

Our trainers

Ms Carol Fusek currently is a member of the Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) and works with ADA in a paid and volunteer capacity, in particular, supporting Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) and Person Centred Care (PCC) training. Since 2002, Carol has pursued her community-focused interests and has been certified by the University of Bradford, United Kingdom, in the DCM method. In 2004, she earned an advanced mapping certification and evaluator status. In 2013, Carol earned her certification as a DCM trainer. Carol has a strong background in delivering executive coaching and consulting services to corporate and not for profit clients across the Asia-Pacific region where she has lived and worked since 1991. Prior to this, she was Associate Director, Customer Service & Logistics Asia, Procter & Gamble, where during her 26-year career she held various leadership roles. Carol is a native of California in the US and a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where she earned two Bachelor’s degrees. She is a Coach U Core Essentials Graduate, a certified NLP Master Practitioner and coach, a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF); and certified in the application of the latest neuroscience to succeed in collaboration, decision making, and leading change.

Ms Koh Hwan Jing is Head of the Academy at the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, which provides training programmes for professional and family caregivers of people with dementia, as well as consultancy services for external agencies serving people with dementia. She has a wide range of experiences working with people with dementia including hospital-based services, dementia day care, home based intervention, and nursing homes. Hwan Jing has served as a member of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Dementia Care Taskforce and Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) Dementia Nursing Home Design Resource Panel. She has a BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy from the University of Exeter, UK (2000), and a Masters in Mental Health Studies from King’s College London, UK (2007). She has attained the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA), is a certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid (Singapore), and certified in Dementia Care Mapping (Advanced User).


Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System.
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For more information, please visit Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH) or download course information here.