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Understanding Dementia

This event has passed. Webinar Date: 17th February 2021, 11:00am - 12:30pm


The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing and All Graduates have collaborated through "Conversations: Interpreting and Translating" to provide training for interpreters and translators through a series of Aged Care webinars in 2021. The series consists of 5 parts and includes collaborations with other Aged Care organisations.  

The third webinar in the series is in collaboration with Dementia Australia.


Topics covered: 

  • What is dementia?

  • Types of dementia

  • Diagnosis of dementia

  • Experience of dementia

  • Dementia Care Navigator Service

  • Working with Interpreters


Access to Handouts:


Who would this be useful for?

Interpreters and Translators who work in Aged Care settings.



Presented/Facilitated by:


Nina Catalano - Dementia Care Navigator (CaLD Specialist) Western Sydney at Dementia Australia

Nina’s current role is with Dementia Australia where she has worked for the past 8 years. She has a diploma in Counselling and Dementia Studies.

Nina has worked in the Dementia field for over 30 years and has extensive knowledge in Community Care and Support as well as Community and Carer Education.



Fatih Karakas, MSocSc(Trans&InterpSt)

Fatih Karakas is the Trainer and Training & PD Coordinator at All Graduates. He is also a lecturer in the Translating and Interpreting Program at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University where he also completed his Masters in Translation and Interpreting. He teaches both at Vocational and Higher Education levels and has delivered training in other states across the country for RMIT University and AUSIT. He is particularly interested in teaching interpreting skills as well as ethics and professionalism with a focus on providing non-language specific training via online Learning Management Systems. Fatih is also a NAATI certified interpreter and translator (Turkish-English) specialising in legal and healthcare interpreting. 


PD Logbook

All Graduates will issue a certificate of attendance where you join the full duration of the live broadcast. Participants will be eligible to 10 PD points towards recertification (Section 1.4 of NAATI Recertification PD Catalogue). Some webinars may attract PD points from multiple categories. Please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification.

The NAATI Recertification Catalogue can be downloaded via this link.

(If you watch the recording, we will not issue a certificate however you may check with NAATI what may be required from you to be eligible for points without a certificate).



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  1. Participate in real time – submit live questions

  2. Watch on-demand – If you’ve registered but are unable to attend the live broadcast, you will be emailed a link to access the webinar recording the following day.

  3. Watch on-demand - Access the recording from this page after the live broadcast

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Step 2. Complete your attendee details including Name, Email and other details as required.

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NOTE: Spots in the live webinar is on a first come first served basis and is limited to the first 500 registrants only.

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