Do you care for someone with dementia?
The Alzheimer’s Society Derbyshire are running five locally based workshops in Glossop to offer help and advice to people caring for dementia sufferers.
Based at Bradbury Community House, 10 Market Street, Glossop from 2pm – 4.30pm, the sessions run each Tuesday from September 2 until 30th September, 2014.
Places are limited, so early booking is advised. Call 01246 223366 for more information.
What is the Carer Information and Support Programme?
The Carer Information and Support Programme is a series of workshops for people ca\ring for a family member or friend with dementia. It provides an opportunity for you to talk in a friendly and confidential environment about your experiences and the impact they are having on you.
The workshops aim to provide you with information and support.
Topics will include:
- what is dementia?
- how can you support and care for someone with dementia?
- the support services that are available
- planning for the future
Who will be there?
The workshops are run by Alzheimer’s Society staff and volunteers for groups of up to 12 people who care for a family member or friend with dementia.
Respite care during sessions may be available in your area. Please contact your local Alzheimer’s Society office for more information.
About Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and their carers. They offer suality services, fun research, advise professionals and campaign for improved health and social care and a greater understanding and awareness of dementia.
For more information about the Carer Information and Support Programme please contact your local Alzheimer’s Society office in Chesterfield on 01246 223366, or email email@example.com