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November 2019

Addiction and The Brain

Tue 19 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Many carers are caring for someone with an addiction or have an addiction themselves, find out more about what happens in the brain when someone is addicted to something? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Anyone who has dealt with or is dealing with the addiction of another person. Weekly Breakdown Come along to hear a Talk by Dr David McCartney, Clinical Lead at The Lothians & Edinburgh Abstinence Programme (LEAP) on “Addiction & The Brain”. What carers…

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Visit to The Dementia Services Centre

Thu 21 November, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dementia Services Development Centre, Iris Murdoch Building
Stirling, FK9 4NF United Kingdom
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A visit to the Dementia Services Centre at Stirling University, Europe’s leading research centre. Duration: 1 day Who is this visit for? Carers who are supporting someone with dementia. Weekly Breakdown The visit to the Dementia Services Centre will focus on a guided tour of the design and technology centre which houses a range of over 100 pieces of equipment and technology to support people with dementia and their carers with all aspects of life. What carers will get from…

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Dementia Information Day (Sat)(November)

Sat 30 November, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Becoming a carer can be a sharp learning curve for many of us. We can find ourselves in the position where we want/need to learn about lots of new things. This training day helps carers answer some key questions. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This day is ideal for carers who are supporting someone who has recently been diagnosed with dementia. Weekly Breakdown This one day event delivered by a Nurse Specialist will provide information about dementia…

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