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Stress and distress in dementia (Face to face)

Tue 8 March, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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.

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

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.

Outcomes of this 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
Sarah Linklater, Community Dementia Nurse, South Older Peoples CMHT and Clare Wallace, Community Mental Health Nurse, North Edinburgh Community Mental Health Team, Older People.

VOCAL is pleased to offer face to face training courses at the Edinburgh Carers Hub, 60 Leith Walk, EH6 5HB. A number of measures have been introduced to protect the safety and wellbeing of carers coming into the hub.

This event has limited places for physical distancing.

Face to face courses may be cancelled at short notice if indicated by government guidance or other COVID factor.


Tue 8 March, 2022
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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0131 622 6666


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