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Course Overview

Has your memory failed you more than once? Has it occurred so often that you wonder if it was just old age or the impeding signs of dementia? Do you know what goes on in the mind of someone with dementia, and how do you interact with persons with dementia? 

Have all these questions and more answered in this full-day interactive ‘Think-Feel-Do’ approach workshop. This hands-on workshop will have participants learn all about dementia, from the types of dementia to recognising the symptoms of dementia. Through experiential learning, participants will also learn what to do when meeting persons with dementia and how to interact with them using Reminiscence activities. 

Who Should Attend

Adults with an interest in understanding dementia in general and learn some Reminiscence activities when interacting with persons with dementia. Individuals, groups and workplaces can also apply. 

What You'll Learn

  • Knowing Me, Knowing You, Knowing What We Will Do 
  • Is Seeing Believing? 
  • In the Shoes of Person with Dementia 
  • Understanding Dementia 
  • Elder Speak – Are You Listening with Heart? 
  • Reminiscence Activities: Overcoming Communication Barriers, Bridging Generation Gaps  




Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.  

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

20 May 2021
3 Jun 2021
29 Jul 2021

20 Apr 2021
3 May 2021
29 Jun 2021

(9 AM – 5 PM)


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.


Steps to follow in your application: 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZL4 and course commencement date. 
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 
Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date. 
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees
(w GST)
Full Course Fee S$181.90
NSA Funding S$96.90

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here


National Silver Academy (NSA) Funding is applicable to self-paying and company-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 50 & above only. 

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  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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