$40 – $60

Blokes in the caring role - Hawthorn - VIC

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Dementia Australia

98-104 Riversdale RD

Hawthorn, VIC 3122

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These sessions give participants the chance to meet other men who are caring for a loved one living with dementia, and to learn together what to expect. It takes a practical approach to developing strategies and identifying suitable support options.

One session includes EDIE which is a Virtual Reality technology that gives an immersive experience to walk in the shoes of a person with dementia.

Other topics covered include managing changes in behaviour and abilities, communication for people living with dementia, grief and loss, the impact to relationships, self-care for the carer and avenues of support such as family, friends and community services.

This program is suitable for: Male carers who want to reflect on their new role and relationship with their family member living with dementia, who can participate in a 4 week group program.

Program Format: Small group sessions where you will have opportunity to share your experiences and listen to and support others.


Please note this program runs over 4 weeks:

Friday 13 March 2019 from 10am-1pm

Friday 20 March 2019 from 10am-1pm

Friday 27 March 2019 from 10am-1pm

Friday 3 April 2019 from 10am-1pm


Car Parking/ Public Tranport

Dementia Australia Car Park

Limited Car parking is available in the car park located off Glen Street, look for the reserved signs.

Street Car Parking:

There is often all day car parking located on Glen Street and Riversdale Road on one side of the street and 2 hour car parking on the other side. Please read the signs carefully.

Tram: No 70 or 75 Riversdale Road OR No 16 Glenferrie Road

Stop 32

Train: To Glenferrie Station (Belgrave/Lilydale Line) tram or 10 min walk south along Glenferrie Road. Stop at Riversdale Road


FAQs

If you need further advice contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or please email helpline@dementia.org,au

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Our National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 is open 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Alternatively you can email your question to helpline@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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Dementia Australia

98-104 Riversdale RD

Hawthorn, VIC 3122

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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