Friday, 24 April 2015

Information and support sessions for families of people with dementia in North Cork

We are holding another six week block of information and support sessions for families of people with dementia. It will begin on Wednesday 20th May 2015 and will be held from 7-9.30 each Wednesday on the ground floor of Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre. It is free and any family members are welcome to attend.

A range of topics will be covered including

  • Overview of dementia  
  • Changing relationships
  • Communication strategies
  • Personal care
  • Nutrition and eating well
  • Understanding behaviour
  • Engaging in activities
  • Safety at home
  • Looking after yourself as a carer
  • Accessing information and support
  • Legal issues
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If you know anyone interested in attending they can  phone me on 086 787 1818.

I have attached a poster and would appreciate of you could display it wherever you can.

Thanks and best wishes

Sheena
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Sheena Cadoo
Occupational Therapist/ Crystal Project Lead
Memory Resource Room
Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
Mallow
Co Cork

022 58700
086 787 1818

The Crystal Project is a joint initiative between the HSE, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, The Carers Association, UCC, families affected by dementia, local community groups and GPs. The Crystal Project is the trading name for Mallow Dementia Project Ltd., a company limited by guarantee without a share capital registered in Dublin No 545740 with a registered office at Memory Resource Room, Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, Mallow, Co Cork. Directors : Sheena Cadoo and Yvonne Finn Orde. Secretary: Dr Cormac Sheehan. The Crystal Project is funded by the HSE, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Genio and the European Foundations Initiative on Dementia.

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