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Blokes in the Caring Role - Online - VIC

Blokes in the caring role by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Male carers who can participate in a 4 week group program.

Blokes in the caring role by Dementia Australia. Suitable for: Male carers who can participate in a 4 week group program.



About this Event




These sessions give male participants the chance to meet other men who are caring for a loved one living with dementia, and to learn together what to expect. It takes a practical approach to developing strategies and identifying suitable support options.

Other topics covered include managing changes in behaviour and abilities, communication for people living with dementia, grief and loss, the impact to relationships, self-care for the carer and avenues of support such as family, friends and community services.

This program is suitable for: Male carers who want to reflect on their new role and relationship with their family member living with dementia, who can participate in a 4 week group program.

Program Format: Small group sessions where you will have opportunity to share your experiences and listen to and support others.

Please note this program runs over 4 weeks:

  • Wednesday 3 February from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Wednesday 10 February from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Wednesday 17 February from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Wednesday 24 February from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, this event will be delivered online using Zoom. A Dementia Australia team member will be in contact to confirm your booking. If you have not used zoom previously our team member will provide support before the event to ensure you can join in with ease.

FAQs

How do I access the online session?

A staff member will email you a link to access the zoom session.

How do I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Lisa Reed on 9815 7822 or lisa.reed@dementia.org.au




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