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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Free dementia seminars - BBay and Narooma

‘HammondCare are holding a free community seminar to help people with dementia and their carers to live well at home. During the seminar they will look at how a person’s living environment can influence a person’s actions and hinder or assist independence. They will be covering the positive and negative attributes of the various technological aids on the market and will discuss their value in helping a person with dementia, or whether they actually add to confusion. Also being discussed will be the meaningful communicating and engagement with a person who has dementia, as well as carer tips on maintaining balance between caring and other roles. This will include details about the various types of respite and home care supports that are available, including carer support discussions with Alzheimer’s Australia. The community is invited to join them for morning tea and two informative sessions in a supportive environment. Program outline 10:00am - 10:20am: Registration and morning tea 10:20am - 11:15am: Tips for staying well at home – Tammy Makin, HammondCare 11:15am - 11:30am: Carer support – Alzheimer’s Australia

This seminar offers a relaxed morning which ultimately looks at ways to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers, who wish to stay in their home for as long as possible.

Date: 13th April 2017 Venue: Bay Link Centre Community room, 3 Flora Crescent Batemans Bay RSVP: Bookings essential Contact Tammy Makin P: 1800 826 166 E: Date: 27th April 2017 Venue: Club Narooma 88 Princes Hwy Narooma RSVP: Bookings essential Contact Tammy Makin P: 1800 826 166 E: HammondCare is passionate about improving quality of life for people in need and has a particular commitment to dementia care and research as well as to people who are financially disadvantaged

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