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Carer Wellness Program - North Ryde - NSW

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Dementia Australia, Vincent Fairfax Family Resource Centre - Room 1

Cnr 120 Coxs & Norton Roads

North Ryde, NSW 2113

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Carer Wellness Program by Dementia Australia

About this event

This group session is designed to support positive health and wellbeing outcomes for a carer, family or friend of a person living with dementia.

Participants will be empowered to build self-care skills which improve quality of life in a caring role. An individual follow up session will be offered to review progress in achieving your goals. You will gain knowledge in:

  • the impact of caring for a person living with dementia on your wellbeing
  • strategies to improve and maintain your health and wellbeing
  • how to access appropriate services and support

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.

 

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Dementia Australia COVID-19 Precautions for Carers

  1. DO NOT attend the session if you are feeling unwell
  2. Wash your hands before the session
  3. Use the provided hand sanitiser as you enter and exit the 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 1.5m away from each other

Each carer must complete the Dementia Australia participant symptom checker form individually. If they answer "Yes" to any of the questions or have any flu like symptoms ahead of the program, they will need to leave and be excluded from this session.

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

Parking is available at the venue.

 How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Session organiser is Clare Coyle on 0438 671 322 or alternatively contact the National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 is open 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

 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.

Dietary Requirements

Please call Clare Coyle if there are any dietary requirements on 0438 671 322.

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Dementia Australia, Vincent Fairfax Family Resource Centre - Room 1

Cnr 120 Coxs & Norton Roads

North Ryde, NSW 2113

Australia

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Organiser Dementia Australia

Organiser of Carer Wellness Program - North Ryde - NSW

Dementia Australia is the source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research.

We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, we are here for you.

Founded by carers more than 35 years ago, today we are the national peak body for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

We involve people impacted by dementia and their experiences in our activities and decision-making, to make sure we are representative of the diverse range of dementia experiences. We amplify the voices of people impacted by dementia through advocating and sharing stories to help inform and inspire others.

For more information on the services we offer and advice on dementia please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm (except public holidays).

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