Oct 18

Dementia Awareness Workshop

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Date and Time

Tue, 18 October 2022
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Number 10, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee DD1 1LL

About this Event

This workshop is recommended for individuals who have not done any Dementia Awareness training before.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • What is dementia? An overview of dementia and a quiz looking at the current dementia picture. We will discuss the main types of dementia.
  • Signs and Symptoms: We consider the different symptoms people can experience and how this relates to the different lobes within the brain. We also discuss the diagnosis process.
  • Communication and Inclusion: We will look at how good communication is important and some tips for having a good conversation with someone living with dementia. We will also look at what we can do to be more inclusive of people living with dementia.
  • Reducing risk and living well with dementia: The last section focuses on looking at risk factors for dementia and what people can do to live well with dementia.

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