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Stress and distress in dementia

Wed 21 August, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm



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Stress and distress in dementia (August)
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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. 

When: Wednesday 21 August, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

About the event: 

Led by an experienced dementia nurse, this session will help you understand and manage behaviour you might find distressing, or hard to deal with.

Do you care for someone with dementia? 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 dementia may exhibit certain behaviours
  • Ways of responding to stress and distress in dementia
  • Understanding our response to these behaviours

Delivered by: 

Mary Clancy, Specialist Dementia Nurse 

Instructions for joining:  

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent to 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.   

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. 

Booking info: 

If this event is showing as full, please email carertraining@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196 6666 and we will add you to our waiting list and contact you if a space becomes available. 

Online bookings end 24 hours prior to the event. If you wish to attend and book within this time, please call 0808 196 6666 or email carertraining@vocal.org.uk. 


Wed 21 August, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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