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Dementia and Caring (3 session program) - Berwick

  • The Old Cheese Factory 34 Homestead Rd Berwick, VIC, 3806 Australia (map)

Registration Closes: Monday 11 March 2019

A SHORT COURSE TO ASSIST CARERS OF A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA

This 3 session course is for carers who may be struggling with the changes in their life and relationships since a dementia diagnosis. Participants must be able to attend all 3 sessions which will be held on 28/3/19, 4/1/19 and 11/4/19. 

During the course, presented by Dementia Australia, you will:

  • Gain information about the symptoms of dementia and how they may affect the person you care for

  • Discuss the effect that these changes can have on you as the carer, and how you can cope

  • Learn how to manage changes in the person you care for and how to help them lead fulfilling lives.

This course will encourage participants to share their experiences within a small group and to listen to and support each other.

Bookings

To book, please phone 9076 6644 at least one week prior or register your interest online. Places are limited.

Who should attend?

Carers, family members and friends of a person who has dementia and lives at home

Assistance with in-home respite, transport and interpreters can be arranged; please make a request when booking.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

Old Cheese Factory
34 Homestead Road
Berwick

Refreshments
Light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking

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