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Helping people who live with dementia to stay at home longer

Staying at Home is a free carer wellbeing and respite program designed to empower and upskill carers to support a person living with dementia to remain at home for as long as possible.

With a strong focus on wellbeing and self-care, carers will be equipped to navigate the complexities and challenges of supporting a person living with dementia. As part of the program, the person living with dementia is offered an introduction to respite and receives tailored, individual support to continue meaningful and enjoyable activities for longer.

Designed as an overnight retreat, you will join other carers and people living with dementia in a supportive peer environment.

Why attend the program

In this program you will access tailored support, education and practical suggestions from experienced staff, including nurses, allied health clinicians and others to help you support people living with dementia to stay at home and support the carers.

Topics include:

  • In this program you will access tailored support, education and practical suggestions from experienced dementia consultants across a range of topics, including: Exploring the impact of a dementia diagnosis
  • Planning and preparing for respite
  • Accessing community care supports and services
  • Self-care
  • Planning for the future
  • Navigating behaviour changes associated with dementia
  • Meaningful engagement and activity modification
  • Navigating physical changes associated with dementia including mobility, continence, and communication
  • Environmental impacts

For dates in states other than NSW, please visit the Dementia Support Australia website here.


Dates

Tue 28 Feb 2023 - Thu 2 Mar 2023 (All day)


Location

Lovedale Hunter Valley


Pricing

Free


Contact

Link https://www.dementia.com.au/dsa-staying-at-home?utm_campaign=FY23%20DSA%20Paid%20Media%20Campaign%20-%20SAH&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_term=stay_at_home&utm_content=stay_at_home



Created 12th December 2022

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