DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES AWARENESS SESSION
TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER 2013 AT 7.30PM
THE INTEC CENTRE, EAST BRIDGE STREET, ENNISKILLEN
This Interactive Dementia Friendly Communities Awareness Session is aimed at volunteers and staff working in the community and voluntary sector. It will help participants develop knowledge of dementia and increase confidence and skills to help relate, communicate and support someone living with dementia.
The awareness session will provide an introduction to dementia awareness; what it means, the facts, various types of dementia and how the brain can be affected, visual perceptions, how to communicate with a person with dementia; the do’s and don’ts, Alzheimer’s Society Services and signposting.
There will be some group work/ tasks that aim to help people understand what it may feel like to live in the shoes of a person with dementia.
PLEASE CONFIRM ATTENDANCE WITH NUALA QUINN, 0286632050 (EXT 5) OR firstname.lastname@example.org