Caring for Dementia Carers

Two-day course | 10:00am – 3.30pm
Would you like to learn about communicating with somebody with dementia? As well as techniques to manage your caring role?
This course introduces tools to help you to improve your own wellbeing and quality of life. You will also explore strategies to help you cope and manage proactively in your caring role.

You will meet other carers and have the opportunity to share experiences and emotions in a safe space. We’ll also explore how to prevent isolation and loneliness by connecting you into all of the community activities that are currently available.
Together, we’ll look at:
  • Symptoms of Dementia
  • Communication techniques (how dementia impacts on communication, perception and relationships)
  • Understanding and learning healthy coping strategies when caring for someone living with dementia
  • Understanding how to respond in a positive way to someone living with dementia
  • Understanding the grief process
  • Adjusting and understanding new behaviours associated with people experiencing dementia
  • Relating to people experiencing dementia in different ways
  • Stress and conflict management
  • Contingency planning and asking for help
  • Accessing local resources
Our courses are FREE and include all materials and travel expenses.
For more information visit our course FAQs and if you can’t find what you need please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Course dates and locations

  • Liskeard – 14th and 15th October 2020
Book a place below or download and return our application form.

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