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CALD Creative Ways to Care - (3 Sessions) Bentleigh

  • Bentleigh bayside Community Health Centre 2A Gardeners Road Bentleigh East, VIC, 3165 Australia (map)

Registration Closes: Wednesday 16 May 2019

FOR CARERS FROM CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS (CALD)
Strategies to help carers of people living with dementia

This program is held over 3 half day sessions (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The session details are as follows;

23/05/19 - Introduction session, over view of what Dementia is and different types of Dementia and information on symptoms of Dementia
30/05/19 - Reminiscence, Music and Creative Activities
06/06/19 - Stimulating and Soothing the Senses and an overview of Dementia resources and services

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

Connect Health and Community Centre
2A Gardeners Road Bentleigh East

Refreshments

A light lunch provided
Please advise dietary requirements when booking