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Home Instead Senior Care Leek is offering FREE training workshops about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to local families and the wider community.

The workshops have been adapted from City & Guilds accredited Dementia Training Programme specifically developed for Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers.

What’s Included in the Training

The workshops will teach you to identify the typical signs of dementia and gain a better understanding of the condition. It will also arm you, family members and others in the community with effective techniques for managing the many different and sometimes challenging behaviours associated with dementia including, refusal, delusions, aggression, false accusations, wandering and agitation.

Who are the Workshops For?

The workshops are not limited to family members, they are available to you, and local people living and working in the community, they will be accessible to anyone who may interact with someone with dementia. Our aim is to reach out to everyone in the local community.

Where are the Workshops Being Held?

Home Instead Senior Care Office, Eaton House, Second Floor, Buxton Road, Leek. ST13 6EQ.

When are the Workshops Being Held?

Dates of the next workshops are:

              13th July, September Date TBC

                            Start at 6pm and end at 8.30pm

How do you register to Attend?

If you want to come along to the FREE workshop or wish to find out more, contact Carol Lovatt or Emma Walker at Home Instead tel:  01538 372179. or email: carol.lovatt@homeinstead.co.uk  

We will provide you with the details and will register your attendance.

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We were pleased to meet four carers for the first time - Aimee, Margaret, Euan and Eva, who were all very helpful.  Dad really likes having some male company and he relaxed as soon as Euan walked through the door on Saturday night, and mum was singing Eva's praises when we arrived on Sunday morning.  We've never met Arlene but I gather from dad that she was very helpful on  Sunday lunchtime after he had a toilet 'accident', so please thank her from us. 

 I've come home feeling very relieved how everything has worked out, and I can't thank you all enough.  Dad already seemed more comfortable with his shoulder and the extra medication in the morning meant I had a much more rational conversation with him when I got home.  I know it will all change again, but please pass on my heartfelt thanks to all the carers, and to you, for all that you do.

 

P.W Leek