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

Alzheimer's Society is delivering a free Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP) in the Western 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.

“What went well was sharing, listening to others stories and difficulties and knowing that you are not the only one in that situation” – Derry~Londonderry programme participant

If you are interested in attending the programme in the Western Trust area  please contact Paula Canney  07718 322726 or email p[email protected]

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