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Understanding Dementia

Thu 14 October, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. There will be an opportunity to be able ask questions.

Duration: 1 week

Who is this online session for?
Led by an experienced dementia nurse this session is aimed at carers supporting someone in the early or mid-stages of dementia.

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

Outcomes of this online session

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.

Delivered by
Clare Wallace, Community Mental Health Nurse, 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.

Details

Date:
Thu 14 October, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Carer Training
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
carertraining@vocal.org.uk

Registrations are closed for this event