Do you care for someone with dementia and live in Leicester?
The Alzheimer's Society are running a series of workshops in Leicester to give carers information and support - open to Leicester City residents.
The Carer Information and Support Programme is a series of workshops run over four sessions, for people caring for a family member or friend with dementia. It provides an opportunity for you to talk in a friendly and confidental environment about your experiences and the impact they're having on you.
Workshop topics include:
- What is dementia?
- How can you support and care for someone with dementia?
- The support services that are available
- Planning for the future
Course dates - Thurncourt, Leicester
- Session 1: Thursday 5th October, 2pm-4.30pm
- Session 2: Thursday 12th October, 2pm-4.30pm
- Session 3 - Thursday 19th October, 2pm-4.30pm
- Session 4 - Thursday 26th October, 2pm-4.30pm
Venue: Thurnby Lodge Community Centre (The Annex), Thurncourt Road, Leicester, LE5 2NG.
Who will be there?
The workshops are run by Alzheimer’s Society staff and volunteers for people who care for a family member or friend with dementia. If you're unable to attend the above dates/times, please register your interest as future groups may be available.
To find out more
Please call Sara Lovett on 0116 231 1111 / 07483 926083 or email [email protected]
This programme is being delivered as part of Leicester Ageing Together (LAT), a project working with 16 partners to reduce social isolation for those over 50. For more information about LAT and the other organisations involved, please contact 0116 249 8850.
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