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Blokes in the Caring Role – Currambine – WA
September 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This program gives men the chance to meet others who are caring for a person living with dementia, and to learn together what to expect. It takes a practical approach to developing strategies and identifying support options.
Topics covered include managing changes in behaviour and abilities, communication for and with people living with dementia, grief and loss, the impact on relationships, self-care and avenues of support such as family, friends and community services.
This program is presented in small group sessions where you will have opportunity to share your experiences and listen to and support others.
Suitable for: Men caring for a person living with dementia. This program is not intended as professional education for workers in the health or aged care sectors.
This program runs over 4 sessions:
- Friday 9 September 2022, from 9:30am to 12:30pm
- Friday 16 September 2022, from 9:30am to 12:30pm
- Friday 23 September 2022, from 9:30am to 12:30pm
- Friday 30 September 2022, from 9:30am to 12:30pm
You will be contacted via the phone number you registered with for a brief chat prior to the program commencing.
Dementia Australia’s facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This program is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.
Please note, we are currently undergoing some minor updates to our events. You may notice some changes to the event name and visual display, but the overall content will remain the same.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
For event related enquiries please contact Dementia Australia on 08 9225 4094.
Alternatively for general enquires you can contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
How can I find out about other events being run by Dementia Australia?
Visit the Dementia Australia website and view the Events Calendar.
What is available to professionals?
This event is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.