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Free Information Session for carers of a person living with dementia – Casino

12 June 2018 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm

Free

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This free workshop is for family carers to help them understand dementia, communicate effectively and plan for the future.

Participants will learn about the causes of dementia, the importance of diagnosis and early planning. The session will also explore changes in communication that occur for a person with dementia, problems that may arise from communication breakdown and helpful suggestions for easing communication challenges for the person with dementia.

As a carer, attending this information session will provide you with:

  • Opportunities to meet and talk with other carers & families involved in dementia care
  • A deeper understanding of the impacts of dementia including why changes are occurring
  • Information and contact details of local support services available to you

This event is being delivered in collaboration with: Dementia Australia – the new voice of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW – https://www.dementia.org.au; and The Dementia Outreach Service of the Northern NSW Local Health District – http://nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/about/community-health/ballina-community-health.

Learn more about dementia rates on the rise in Australia

Presenter: Judy Bartholomew of Dementia Australia

Judy Bartholomew of Dementia Australia, is an aged care and dementia specialist with 26 years’ experience covering residential aged care settings; community based services; Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs); and government services. Judy is an experienced trainer with a Master’s in Public Health and a BA in Social Welfare.

To attend this event:

Please select the number of places you wish to reserve in the RSVP section below and complete the registration form. You will need to provide your name, post code, email address and contact number. Social Futures will be in touch to confirm your participation. To discuss your participation, you can call Social Futures Training Program Coordinator on 0439 137 207.

Details

Date:
12 June 2018
Time:
9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

Social Futures
Phone:
0439 137 207
Email:
training@socialfutures.org.au
Website:
www.socialfutures.org.au

Venue

Casino Community and Cultural Centre
35 Walker St
Casino, NSW 2470 Australia
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Phone:
02 6662 1080
Website:
http://www.richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au/page/Contact_us/

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14 out of 15 available 20180613DC_Casino_Community participant Participant to Dementia Carers Information Session, Tuesday 12 June, Casino, NSW, 2470

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Registration, Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Registration is required to secure your place in Social Futures’ workshops. For fee-paying workshops, you may pay by credit card or by Electronic Funds Transfer upon check out. Your registration details will be confirmed upon receipt of your payment.

As we are a not for profit organisation we are unable to provide refunds, but are if you are unable to attend, you may transfer your place to another person who meets the entry criteria. Please let us know of any changes to the participants who will attend.

Workshops may occasionally be cancelled due to insufficient numbers. If this is necessary, we will notify you as soon as possible and a full refund will be given.

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