Do you care or support a person living with dementia? (Belfast Trust area)

Alzheimer's Society is delivering a free Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP) in the Belfast Trust area. This 5 week programme provides information about dementia and an opportunity to talk with others in a small group of no more than 12.

CrISP is a series of workshops for people caring or supporting a family member or friend with a diagnosis of dementia. It provides an opportunity for you to talk freely in a friendly and confidential environment about your experiences and the impact they are having on you.

Week 1

Welcome - introduction and sharing your story.

Week 2

Understanding Dementia - looking at the physical, psychological and emotional impact of dementia.

Week 3

Legal and Money matters - explores the legal and financial issues that may arise in the future.

Week 4

Providing Support and Care - explores concerns and challenges that may arise when supporting a person living with dementia.

Week 5

Coping day to day - looking at the physical, psychological and emotional impact that dementia may have on you as a carer.

What people have said after attending these workshops.

"I felt the programme was a very useful mix of practical information and sharing experiences. I learnt a lot from other carers as well."- Belfast programme participant

If you are interested in attending the programme in the Belfast area - please contact Danny Wilson, CrISP facilitator on 028 9038 7787 or 07889 648793 email: [email protected]

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