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Living with dementia program - Online - NSW

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Living with dementia program by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members.

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This program provides an overview of dementia and how to proceed after a diagnosis including coping with change, relationships and communication, planning for the future and staying healthy.

This online program will run across 7 consecutive weeks, every Tuesday, 2 hours per session.

  • Week 1 - Tuesday 05 October 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 2 - Tuesday 12 October 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 3 - Tuesday 19 October 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 4 - Tuesday 26 October 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 5 - Tuesday 02 November 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 6 - Tuesday 09 November 2021, 10am - 12pm
  • Week 7 - Tuesday 16 November 2021, 10am - 12pm

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. These sessions are delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members.

This program is not suitable for professionals employed in the health or aged care sectors.

Dementia Australia offers a wide range of education for a professional health care worker. Please visit our website for details at https://dementialearning.org.au/

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Can I attend without registering?

No, you will need to register to attend this session, if the registration has closed, please email NSW.Referrals@dementia.org.au to register (subject to availability and eligibility).

How many people can register this online session?

2 people, the person living with dementia and his/her family carer.

How will I know the program is suitable?

Once you are registered, our facilitators will contact you to discuss whether the program will be suitable for you.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Please email your question to NSW.Referrals@dementia.org.au

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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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