Someone with Dementia Four Week Course
Facilitator: Ros Calvert of Dementia Tas
Carers Tasmania invites you to attend a FREE 4 week (one day a week) course in 2020 for family Carers. Topics covered are:
Every wednesday at 10am – 1:30pm
11 March : Understanding Dementia – Covers basic dementia information, what dementia is, different types, how dementia affects a person, strategies to assist.
18 March : Effective Communication – How best to communicate with a person with dementia, and how misinterpretation can happen.
25 March : Understanding Changed Responses & Actions (behaviours) – An explanation of why people with dementia act in certain ways and sometimes do things that are not understood by the family member/carer.
1 April : Are you looking after yourself? – This session focuses on the family member/carer in how they can look after their own health and wellbeing, outlines the importance of taking breaks, doing things just for themselves & the grieving process.
Venue details :
Baha’i Centre, Jarrah Room
1 Tasman Highway, Hobart 7000
A light lunch will be provided.