Dementia Information Days

Dementia information days are being held in Coleraine during February.
Dementia information days are being held in Coleraine during February.

Do you want to learn more about dementia and caring for a loved one?

The Alzheimer’s Society is holding a Dementia Information Programme will be held in The Sandel Centre, Coleraine on Thursday, February 4 from 2.30- 4.00pm and thereafter each Thursday afternoon on February 11th, 18 and 25th.

The programme is: February 4: An overview of Dementia- Sean Doherty NHSCT/What is Dementia?- Helen Taylor: February 11: Planning for the future - Adrian Friel; February 18: Dementia Research- Debbie Rainey, Justine McCann and Aine Wallace; February 25: Benefits and Tax Information - Sharon Anderson and Brian Stewart.

The course has been designed with the practical needs of the carer in mind. The sessions will run in an informal, relaxed atmosphere and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and talk with other carers over a cup of tea.

The sessions are free and open to the public who are interested in finding out more dementia. The areas’ Support Worker Helen Taylor will be present at each meeting to facilitate and offer information, signposting and support.

For further information about the carer information programme or caring for someone with dementia please feel free to contact Helen Taylor, Dementia Support Worker on 028 7035 8887.