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Family Caregiver Training Programme – Elective Module 1

date
4 Nov 2017

time
9:30am-1pm

venue
ARTC (Bendemeer)

Caring for a person with dementia can be very difficult at times. Dementia not only affects the person living with the condition, but also the entire family. The greatest challenge is on you, the caregiver. With a better understanding of dementia, you can plan for and cope with the challenges that you may encounter in your caregiving journey.

“Living with Dementia” is a two-day training programme designed to support you in your caregiving role. Comprising of core and elective modules, this programme provides you with essential knowledge and skills to care for the person with dementia using the Person-Centred approach. The interactive training workshops serve as a platform for you to gain new insights into caring for the person with dementia and yourself, share real-life scenarios for discussion, and identify potential strategies for managing caregiver stress.

 

Upcoming session: Elective Module 1 – Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

Due to changes in their thinking abilities and reduced motivation, persons with dementia struggle to continue with everyday activities, interests and valued roles. Family caregivers will learn creative ways of engaging the person with dementia in purposeful and meaningful activities to enhance their physical and psychological well-being.

Check out more dates for our FCTP modules here.