Caring for Dementia - Intensive Training Seminar 

A new space to train carers on different approaches and the individuality of Dementia in Shoah Survivors

London, 1st - 3rd March 2020

 

in partnership with 

The Role of the Community – From the primary nucleus

 

The family of a Dementia Sufferer - how to support the caregiver
The role of relatives and how our organisations can best support relatives during the dementia journey

 

Caring for an individual with Alzheimerʼs disease or a related dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming for unprepared family members who become carers. Frustration is a normal and valid emotional response to many of the difficulties of being a caregiver. While some irritation may be part of everyday life as a caregiver, feeling extreme frustration can have serious consequences for the caregiver or the person they are caring for. Frustration and stress may negatively impact physical health or can cause irritation towards your loved ones. Unfortunately, we cannot simply change the behaviour of a person suffering from dementia, but we can control one thing: how we respond to that circumstance.

 

Through different workshops, we will explore some new techniques for coping with this situation.
 

- How to include volunteers in the provision of dementia services & Working with community groups to deliver dementia services on a low budget

 

-Memory Training - a workshop of tested experiences – Memory Way Cafe

Dementia in Shoah Survivors - The challenge of wanting to remember and not being able to

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