The Alzheimer’s Society is organising a series if training events for informal caregivers which you may want to share with some of your patients.
The programme content is listed below:
Module 1 – What is Dementia?: a chance to meet the other participants and share experiences. Key aspects of Dementia and its impacts.
Module 2 – Legal and Financial Issues: explores legal and financial issues to help you understand the importance of planning for the future.
Module 3 – Learning to Manage: insight into the impact of dementia and how to cope.
Module 4 – Communication – behaviour, ability and communication – understanding and awareness of the issues.
Module 5 – Personal Care and Wellbeing: Considering the support needs of the person with dementia and how these needs might be met
Module 6 – Available Services: What help is available locally and how to access it.
Further details can be found here