Understanding Dementia -a Carers Survival Guide

Start Date:
14th April 2015

End Date:
14th April 2015

Start Time:
10.00 am

End Time:
3 pm

Event title: Understanding Dementia -a Carers Survival Guide
Venue: Meeting Point House, Southwater, Telford TF3 4HS
Name: Carers Support Servce, Shropshire Rural Community Council
Email: carersupport@shropshire-rcc.org.uk
Telephone: 01743 341995
Event description: This workshop which is part of a programme of events provided by Shropshire Rural Community Council in partnership with Admiral Nurses.

It is also funded by Telford & Wrekin Council.
Refreshments & a light lunch will be provided.

Sessions are relaxed & informal and provides a chance to meet & share with other carers while learning together.

The day will be led by the Admiral Nurses & covers:

  • Nutrition and diet: tips on how to cope with poor appetite or manage over eating.
  • Staying hydrated: encouraging fluid intake & knowing how to spot the signs of dehydration.
  • Managing daily routines and keeping a note of important changes.
  • Safe moving & handling techniques.
  • Coping with unusual behaviour and ways of avoiding aggravation.
  • Using simple relaxation techniques for you and your loved one.
  • Services to support you.

Future dates for workshops are:

Tuesday June 16th,  Tuesday September 15th,  and Tuesday November 17th 

Sessions are FREE for family carers. Transport costs can be reimbursed. We can help with transport & pay for respite care if needed.
Please book your place by calling 01743 237888

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