DEMENTIA EXPO

Purpose:               

  • To support carers of people living with dementia

  • To further educate carers 

  • To connect carers

What we do:         

  • Three 4-hour stakeholder market place events (see below)

  • Multiple stakeholder stalls of services of interest

  • Four sessions after event to learn more about dementia

  • Establish carer-peer-support groups

Group Type:         

  • Carer

GROUP INFORMATION

  • Saturday 25 June 2022               - Emley                     10:00 - 14:00

  • Saturday 10 September 2022   - Lindley                   10:00 - 14:00

  • Saturday 4 March 2023              - Meltham                10:00 - 14:00

 

Covid Secure:        

Infection control protocols in place to protect everyone.

  • Facemasks optional

  • Hand sanitisation optional

  • Distancing optional

 

QUOTES

“…I am happier now, which means I have patience to talk to me family again…”  member

“…mum changed after she joined the group, she isn’t as frustrated as before…” carer

“…no medication change, no routine change, it must be the group that has slowed down the progress of dementia…” clinician

"...when I am at the dementia group, I feel normal again..." member

"...it's the first time I've seen mum smile; I feel like I have her back..." carer of new member

TEAM DDC

Employed              Yes

Freelance              No

Volunteer              Yes

All our staff undergo regular training, and in addition to our Basic Training which includes Health & Safety, First Aid, Safeguarding and Covid Awareness, our people will have specific training for their roles.

All staff                                      Dementia Staff                    

Basic Training                            Dementia Team Training            

 

All of our training courses are fun and engaging. We have presented a range of learning platforms that include: classroom, online, videos and booklets.  We have optional additional training available for volunteers and employed, to boost their CV and prepare for other work.

Volunteers Welcome - Click Here to Register

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TIMEtogether

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CHARGES

FREE

FREE

FREE

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