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Understanding Dementia

Thu 17 February, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

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

Led by experienced dementia nurses, this session is aimed at carers supporting someone in the early or mid-stages of dementia.

Outcomes of this online session

The following topics will be covered in the session:

  • What is dementia.
  • 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 at the end of the session.

Delivered by
Clare Wallace and Sarah Linklater Community Mental Health Nurses, North Edinburgh Community Mental Health Team, (Older People).

Online Instructions
This event will be delivered online via Zoom. 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 0131 622 6666.

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


Thu 17 February, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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