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Understanding dementia

Wed 14 August, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

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Understanding 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 14 August, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

About the event: 

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

Do you care for someone with dementia? 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: 

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. 

Details

Date:
Wed 14 August, 2024
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organiser

Carer Training
Phone
0808 196 6666
Email
carertraining@vocal.org.uk

Venue

Online
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