Remembering yourself and caring for someone with Dementia
Mon 29 April, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Caring for a loved one may lead to feelings of guilt, sadness, confusion or anger however, it can be difficult to share these feelings with someone with dementia, leaving carers feeling very isolated.
Duration: 1 week
Who is this course for?
Carers who want to explore their feelings and stay well while caring for someone with dementia.
This workshop led by Heart and Minds has been designed to help carers build their emotional resilience, strengthen and develop coping abilities and combat isolation.
At the workshop carers learn how to make playful creative connections with others and explore non-verbal and fun ways to communicate. Carers learn new pathways to communication, which allow them to have enriching, accepting and authentic engagements with the person they are caring for.
What carers will get from this course
- An increased understanding of the impact of dementia has on them.
- Tips and ideas to reconnect with themselves.
- Tips and ideas about how to look after themselves while looking after someone else.
- An opportunity to learn and share with others in similar situations.