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Understanding dementia

Tue 7 November, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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

When: Tuesday 7 November, 2pm – 4pm

About the event:  

Do you care for someone with dementia? Led by an experienced dementia nurse this session will help you understand the basics of dementia and some of the challenges that come with the condition.

The following topics will be covered in the session –

  • What dementia is
  • An explanation of the different types of dementia
  • An understanding of diagnosis and treatment
  • The impact of dementia on the person you care for
  • Post diagnostic support
  • How dementia challenges communication

There will be an opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

Delivered by:

Gemmy Conway and Mary Clancy (Specialist dementia nurses)

Instructions for attending the event

This event will be delivered IN PERSON. Details of the event will be sent to you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with 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.


Tue 7 November, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Carer Training
0808 196 6666


Gilmerton Community Centre
4 Drum Street
Edinburgh,EH17 8QGUnited Kingdom
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