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Younger Onset Dementia – Family Wellbeing Weekend


  • Silverwater Resort 17 Potters Hill Road San Remo, VIC, 3925 Australia (map)

Arrival: Friday 17 May, 2 pm

Departure: Sunday 19 May, 2 pm

Registration Closes: 17 April 2019

This weekend aims to build resilience among families living with a loved one experiencing younger onset dementia. We aim to support family communication, and improve the understanding and engagement of dementia issues within the participant families. 

 

AIMS OF THE WEEKEND ARE TO:

1.       Provide an environment in which families can share with and support each other.

2.       Provide information and resources to family members about dementia, caring, family roles, and communication strategies.

3.       Provide family members the opportunity to work together in an expressive art session to create a master piece souvenir for the weekend.

4.       Provide families with opportunities to engage together in fun and relaxing activities, such as group meals, and family trivia.

Bookings:

To book please phone Greg Pratt on 8781 3419 or Karen Brayne on 8781 3403. All bookings need to be made by 17 April 2019, places are limited.

 

Who Should Attend:

Family members who are supporting the person with younger onset dementia.
The main carer participant must reside in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

Venue:

Silverwater Resort, San Remo