Information posted March 6, 2015
Designed for family caregivers, this free eight week series will teach you how to care for a relative with dementia including Alzheimer disease, what to expect as the disease progresses, and which community resources are available to you.
Sessions are led by experts and will be held Tuesday evenings, beginning April 14, at the Village of Tansley Woods, 4100 Upper Middle Road, Burlington.
Register online, space is limited!
Sessions will include:
(please note that the order of the sessions may vary from below)
Dementia & Alzheimer Disease – An Introduction
Dr. David Lam, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Halton Seniors Mental Health Outreach, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Understanding Changes in Behaviour: Halton Seniors Mental Health Outreach, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Communicating with Persons with Dementia: Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health
Community Support Services: HNHB (Burlington) Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and Acclaim Health Adult Day Service
Safety in the Home and Community: Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health
Information on Tax Programs: SB Partners, Burlington
Planning for the Future – Long Term Care Homes: HNHB CCAC Placement Coordinator
Care for the Caregiver – Coping Strategies: Family Caregiver Perspective
For more information email Sandi Robinson or call 905-847-9559, or call toll free 1-800-387-7127 x2411.