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Stress and distress in dementia

Wed 13 December, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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

When: Wednesday 13 December, 10am – 12pm

About the event:  

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

This session is aimed at carers who care for someone who has mid to late stage dementia, or / and want to understand more about what triggers the behaviours they find challenging and how to reduce them or cope with them.

The following topics will be covered in the session –

  • Information on why those with a dementia may exhibit certain behaviours
  • Ways of responding to stress and distress in dementia
  • Discuss and understand our response to these behaviours


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

Delivered by:

Gemma Conway and Mary Clancy (dementia nurses)

Instructions for joining the event

This event will be delivered ONLINE. 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 the details below.

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


Wed 13 December, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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