EDIE - Educational Dementia Immersive Experience

Enabling EDIE Interactive Workshop

Enabling EDIE Interactive Workshop

Continuing on from the highly successful Virtual Dementia Experience™, Dementia Australia is proud to announce the launch of a new 3 hour workshop which uses EDIE, a virtual reality smartphone app.

Using Samsung Gear VR this high quality virtual reality experience will enable participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia. This workshop will enhance your knowledge of dementia whilst exploring a supportive approach that enables Edie and his wife to live more confidently with dementia.
Enabling EDIE Interactive Workshop

This program will explore what it may feel like to experience dementia, care for someone living with dementia and to work in partnership with the person living with dementia and their carer in identifying support needs and developing a support plan that enables Edie and his wife to live more confidently with dementia.


In this 3 hour workshop you will develop a greater understanding of:

dementia across various stages
a consumer perspective of dementia
dementia support considerations including individual and diverse needs
how to identify support needs in partnership with the client and their carer
how to develop a dementia support plan that focuses on enabling a person to live more confidently with dementia

This 3 hour workshop is suitable for staff working with people living with dementia and their carers

Click here for the list of upcoming and available Enabling EDIE workshops

If you are interested in Enabling EDIE workshops for your workplace or just need more information, please get in touch with our Customer Relations Consultants to further discuss your training needs and get an obligation free quote.

Suzanne McMeikin
Email Suzanne
03 9816 5791
Marie Norman
Email Marie
03 9816 5716

From the press

You can read the 22 September 2016 launch media release here.

Explore some of the EDIE media coverage in print, radio and TV stories:


- BBC World Service Click - starts at 7.50; and with Trevor Long on Your Tech Life - starts at 26.20.


- Fairfax Media - SMH, The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today, The Border Mail - VR app lets you see through the eyes of a person with dementia and Tech Republic How virtual reality is transforming dementia care in Australia


- Nine Network's Today Extra