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2 Day Care for the carer - Hamilton - NSW

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Dementia Australia

2 Percy Street

Hamilton, NSW 2303

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2-day Care for the Carer program by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia.

About this Event

This program provides an understanding of dementia. It explores strategies, resources and support services for maintaining positive carer wellbeing and effective communication.

You will gain knowledge in:                                                                                                      • the effects of dementia and understanding how to plan ahead • positive communication and engagement techniques • practical strategies and support for managing carer stress

Suitable for: Family carers and family members of people living with dementia. This program is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors. 

Please note: This series of sessions runs for a total of 8 hours. Each session is 4 hours and is run over 2 consecutive weeks on Thursdays. Attendees must attend both consecutive Thursdays (3 December & 10 December 2020) of the program.

Session dates and times:

  • Thursday 3 December 2020, 10:00am till 2:00pm
  • Thursday 10 December 2020, 10:00am till 2:00pm

Lunch will be provided, please email us if you require a gluten free option.

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What precautions are taking place due to Covid19?

Protecting participant health and well being is fundamental for Dementia Australia. The group size will be limited to maintain social distancing.

Please read and abide by the COVID-19 Precautions for attendees listed:

  1. Please DO NOT attend the session if you are feeling unwell in any way.
  2. Wash your hands before the session
  3. Use the hand sanitiser provided as you enter and exit the building/classroom.
  4. Bring a pen if you have one
  5. Do not share pens or paperwork
  6. Cough/Sneeze into your elbow and try not to touch your face
  7. Avoid close contact to others and sit at least 1.5m apart.

Each participants will be required to complete a Covid19 symptom checker form prior to the session.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free street parking available and disabled parking available onsite. The venue is a short walk from the Broadmeadow train station.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact Gina Hayward on 0418 412 127 or,

Please email your question to NSW.Referrals@dementia.org.au  

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is ideal if you can bring your ticket. However, if you have completed your registration we will have your details and forgetting your ticket won’t be a problem.

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