Dementia support program

Program. Carers of individuals with dementia are invited along to free information sessions in Smithton.

The Dementia Support Program includes information on services available locally.

Topics will include: what is dementia, impacts of dementia on people with dementia and those providing care, ways in managing these impacts and relaxation and self care.

The sessions will run over three weeks, on Tuesday May 8, 15 and 22, with attendance at all weekly sessions recommended but not essential.

The days will run from 9.30am to 3pm with morning tea and a light lunch provided.

This program is run by Family Based Care and will be held at Wyndarra Centre. It is also open to people who have an interest in dementia care.

To register your interest phone Bonnie Murfet on 0474 347 720.

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