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Workshops for Carers

Carers are invited to attend a series of workshops which aim to build confidence and improve well being.

The sessions give carers a chance to share their experience with other carers while learning from professional experts.

Funded by Telford & Wrekin Council and CCG, sessions are free to carers and help is available with the cost of respite and travel if needed. Light refreshments are included.

To book a place on any of the workshops please call 01743 341995.

Understanding Dementia

A carers survival guide led by the Admiral Nurses.

Nutrition and diet– tips on how to cope with poor appetite or manage over eating
Staying hydrated– encouraging fluid intake & knowing how to spot the signs of dehydration
Managing daily routines and keeping a note of important changes
Safe moving & handling techniques
Coping with unusual behaviour and ways of avoiding aggravation
Using simple relaxation techniques for you and your loved one
Services to support you


Let’s Talk about Dementia

Coping with communication and behaviour led by the Admiral Nurses.

Understanding and practising person-centred caring
What is happening in the brain with Dementia
Tips and tools for maintaining positive
Communication Ways to cope better with unusual behaviour
Managing stress and anxiety


Emergency and Future Planning

Having a plan for emergency situations and when you are no longer able to care

Emergency Response Scheme
Understanding Powers of Attorney
Making a will
Setting up a trust
Meeting the cost of care


 



 
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