Do you care or support a person living with dementia? (Northern Trust area)
Alzheimer's Society is delivering a free Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP) in the Northern 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.
Welcome - introduction and sharing your story.
Understanding Dementia - looking at the physical, psychological and emotional impact of dementia.
Legal and Money matters - explores the legal and financial issues that may arise in the future.
Providing Support and Care - explores concerns and challenges that may arise when supporting a person living with dementia.
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.
"The information and advice I received was invaluable! Being able to talk openly about dementia has been great…and with people who know what I’m going through has been such a relief. Fantastic course." - Magherafelt programme participant
If you are interested in attending the programme in the Northern Trust area please contact Aoife McMaster on 078 6025 8728 or email [email protected]