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Caring for someone with dementia and managing behaviour that challenges

Thu 2 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you care for someone with dementia? Led by an experienced dementia nurse this webinar will help you understand and manage behaviour you might find distressing or hard to deal with.

Duration: 1 week

Who is this online session for?
Carers who care for someone with dementia and who want to understand more about what triggers the behaviours we find challenging and how to lessen them or cope with them. This session is aimed at someone who has mid to late stage dementia.

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

Outcomes of this online session

The following topics will be covered in the session:

  • To help you understand why those with a dementia may exhibit behaviours that challenge.
  • To discuss ways of responding to these.
  • To discuss and understand our response to these behaviours.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.

Delivered by
Clare Wallace, Community Mental Health Nurse, North Edinburgh Community Mental Health Team, (Older People).

Online Instructions
This event will be delivered online via Zoom. Details of how to join the event will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if you need to go on the waiting list for this event.
Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run some may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.

Details

Date:
Thu 2 December, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organiser

Carer Training
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
carertraining@vocal.org.uk

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