Carer Education: Dementia & Intellectual Disability

Carer Education: Dementia & Intellectual Disability

Date: Tuesday 4 March
Time: 9:30am - 2:30pm
Venue: Alzheimer's Australia NSW
Address:

Vincent Fairfax Family Resource Centre

Corner Coxs and Norton Road North Ryde

Target Audience: Family members caring for someone with dementia and an intellectual disability.
Cost: Free
Sponsor: NSW State Government Department Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability & Home Care
Additional Information: This workshop is available to family carers and friends directly involved in the care or support of a person with dementia and an intellectual disability.
It is designed to assist family and friends gain a better understanding of the impact of dementia when the person has a pre-existing intellectual disability.
This workshop will cover:
  • The signs and symptoms of dementia and how they present when a person has an intellectual disability
  • Changes in communication and tips to maintain connection
  • Behaviour change associated with dementia and responses focused on reducing distress
  • Supports available for the person and for you

Contact Details

Ph: 8875 4663
Fx: 8875 4665
Email: nsw.education@alzheimers.org.au