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Creative Ways to Care - (8 Sessions) Berwick

  • The Old Cheese Factory 34 Homestead Road Berwick Australia (map)

Registration Closes: Thursday 16 May 2019

STRATEGIES FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

This program is held over 7 half day sessions (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) plus an additional reunion lunch (12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

The session details are as follows;

23/05/19 - Introduction session
30/05/19 -Dementia, Behaviour and Activities
06/06/19 - Reminiscence
13/06/19 - Stimulating and Soothing the Senses
20/06/19 - Music
27/06/19 - Creative Activities
04/07/19 - Review Sessions
25/07/19 - Reunion Lunch

Who Should Attend

The program is for carers who are;

  • Caring for a family member or friend living with dementia

  • Concerned about behaviours such as wandering,restlessness, repetitive questioning, repeating tasks or actions, lack of motivation or boredom

Carers will;

  • Discover ways of using everyday activities to connect, have fun and share meaningful time with the person with dementia

  • Learn strategies that may settle or cease changed behaviours, or assist with a task

  • Receive written information and resources to help implement the activities and strategies at home

  • Exchange ideas and receive support and inspiration from other carers

Bookings

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

This program is not suitable for paid care workers

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

Participants must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region

Where

The Old Cheese Factory
34 Homestead Road
Berwick

Refreshments

Morning tea and a light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking