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Information Programme for carers of those with dementia

Making Sense of Dementia
What carers need to know – The journey from A to Z

Introducing a programme of special support sessions for carers of people with dementia.

Saturday mornings 10.30am  –  12.30pm

4th February – 18th March 2017

 

DATES  TOPIC
4th February Introduction to dementia
11th February Understanding the experience of dementia
18th February Understanding the changes in communication and behaviour
25th February Being a carer and looking after yourself
4th March ·        Nutrition.

·        Understanding the assessment process.

·        Moving on – accepting help, sharing the care, respite and long term care

·        A look at local services

 

 

11th March Health issues

·        Infection control.

·        Continence care.

(Guest speakers from the specialist nursing teams)

18th March ·        Welfare benefits

·        The legal implications of caring for someone with dementia.

 

All the sessions will be held at Radford Care Group Prospect Street Radford Nottingham NG7 5QE

Free parking is available

For further enquiries or to book a place please call   0115 9786133. 

 A charge of £2.50 per session will be made to cover the cost of refreshments.