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Dementia Friend’s sessions help us to learn about what it is like to live with dementia and then turn that understanding into action. The session lasts an hour and is an initiative of The Alzheimer’s Society, encouraging a greater awareness and understanding of dementia. At the end of the session participants are encouraged to register as a dementia friend with the Alzheimer’s Society.

We are trained to deliver these session by the Alzheimer's Society and can deliver them at venues throughout Norwich. 

For more information please contact Mark Johnston via email mark.johnston@homeinstead.co.uk or telephone 07826 542528 

 

 

Free  dementia information sessions and talks can be tailor made to suit individual requirements, whether it be for professionals or family members. This can include information about support services and the importance of remaining as independent as possible. 

To discuss you requirements please contact Mark Johnston via email mark.johnston@homeinstead.co.uk or telephone 07826 542528 

 

 

Free dementia training workshops

For family carers  and those who come into contact with people with dementia through their work.

The training workshop consists of one 4.5 hour session covering:

1. Alzheimer's Disease and Other dementia's - gives participants a good basic understanding of the condition, its symptoms and the impact on behaviour.

2. Capturing life's journey - introduces the benefits of recording information about the life of the person and shows how this can be used to provide high quality care.

3 .Techniques to manage behaviours - demonstrates how some understanding together with a number of simple techniques can have a very positive impact on the           individual and their carer alike.

4. Activities to encourage engagement - provides understanding, ideas and techniques to help the carer engage with the person with the dementia.

The workshops are run from the Home instead senior Care training suite in Norwich and are free of charge. We provide free car parking at the office and light refreshments.  Places are limited to provide a friendly, comfortable and welcoming environment. The workshops run from 10am - 2.30pm on the following dates:-

Friday 14th July

Friday 18th August

Friday 15th September

Friday 6th October

Thursday 9th November

 

For more information or to reserve a place, please email Mark Johnston at

mark.johnston@homeinstead.co.uk or call 07826 524528

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Protect yourself from Scammers

Protect yourself or your loved one from the danger of scams with a little help from Home Instead Senior Care. Home is where an older person should feel safest. Scammers however, have found a way to invade the secure lives of seniors with scammers targeting older peoples post, the internet and telephone, as well as unsecured documents.

The growing incidents of scams involving older people is putting many seniors at risk, threatening to strip them of their assets, their independence and their trust. That’s why Home Instead Senior Care has launched their Senior Fraud Protection Programme.

The programme aims to inform families and loved ones about fraud affecting older people and provides them with top tools and tips to avoid becoming a victim, including a FREE Senior Fraud Protection Toolkit, packed full of useful information and advice, plus a number of checklists.

If you would like to attend one of our Senior Fraud Protection Programme workshops, or for us to come and deliver the workshop to your organisation, please contact Mark Johnston, Community Relations Manager at Home Instead on mark.johnston@homeinstead.co.uk or 07826 542528.

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Excellent. Cannot fault it. Particularly pleased to have a regular carer and regular time.

Mr D, Norwich