Family Carers Group Workshops

Carers’ workshops operate in Bromley Lewisham and Greenwich and are FREE for carers to attend. They are delivered in 3 x 3 hour workshops:

Workshop 1: Understanding dementia – including benefits and support.

  • A brief overview of benefits and support is outlined to ensure all participants are aware of their entitlements.
  • Understanding dementia its signs and symptoms
  • Seeing the person first, the impact of stereotyping on direct care.
  • How the memory works.

Workshop 2: The experience of dementia and the impact on the person.

  • What it might feel like to live with Dementia.
  • The impact of dementia on the brain and Behaviour.
  • The impact of dementia on our ability to logic and reason.
  • Workshop 3: Meeting the emotional needs of the person with dementia.
  • Understanding our own needs in relationship to the person living with dementia.
  • Understanding how what the person says is not always what they mean.
  • Developing communication strategies to respond to emotional needs.

Book Onto a Workshop

To book onto the carers workshops please fill out the attached form.

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