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Alzheimer's Society Cymru Carers Information & Support Programme (CriSP)

A programme constisting of four sessions run once a week for four weeks.

The aim is to support carers in their caring role by providing knowledge, information & coping strategies.

A series of four workshops covering issues that may arise for family members and friends of a person who has had a recent diagnosis of dementia.

Session 1 - Understanding Dementia

  • Understand what dementia is
  • Understand more about the experience of living with dementia
  • Understand some of the problems and difficulties that affect someone living with dementia

Session 2 - Legal issues & money matters

  • Understand the importance of planning for the future
  • Provide information about welfare benefits that carers and people living with dementia might be able to claim
  • Provide information about sources of help about financial and legal issues.

Session 3 - Providing support & care

  • Practical ways of supporting someone experiencing difficulties associated with dementia
  • Explain ways of communicating better with people living with dementia
  • To provide information about local services and support available

Session 4 - Coping day to day

  • Recognise how dementia impacts on everyday lives and relationships
  • Recognise the importance of looking after themselves
  • Identify sources of help and support

Maximum of 12 participants for each session (tea/coffee provided)

Sessions: Friday 18th August

Friday 25th August

Friday 1st September

Friday 8th September

Venue - Bethshan, Heol Treowen, Newtown, Powys, SY16 1JA

To confirm your place please call David Allamark, CrISP Facilitator

tel: 01352 700712

'PLEASE NOTE THAT BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL'

If you require any further information please call:

Tel: 01352 700462

Alzheimer's Society Dementia Helpline

Our helpline is open seven days a week - with a team of trained advisors, ready to provide you with the information and support you need.

Tel: 0300 222 1122

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Weekends 10am - 4pm

Alzheimer's Society, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3 N2AE

Telephone: 0207 423 3500

alzheimers.org.uk 

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