Insights into Dementia – Informing and Empowering Family Carers
We offer the course at various venues around Ireland. They usually run in the evenings from 7.00pm to 9.30pm.
We cover the following topics in our courses:
Week 1 Introduction to Dementia & Changing Relationships
Week 2 Communication & Responding to Changes in Behaviour
Week 3 Nutrition and Eating Well & Engaging in Life Activities
Week 4 Assisting With Personal Care & Safety at Home
Week 5 Looking After Yourself as a Carer & Accessing Information
Week 6 Care Delivery Action Plan & Certificate Presentation
Upcoming Face-to-Face Courses in 2019
Dublin North - Artane Family Resource Centre, 55 Gracefield Road, Artane, Dublin 5. Mondays 7.00pm to 9.30pm, from 21st January until 25th February 2019 inclusive.
Dublin South - Bloomfield Hospital, Stocking Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. Thursdays 7.00pm to 9.30m, from 31st January to 7th March 2019 inclusive.
Wexford - Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford. Tuesdays 7.00pm - 9.30pm , from 29th January until 5th March 2019 inclusive.
Kildare - The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands, Clane, Co Kildare. Wednesdays 7.00pm - 9.30pm, from 30th January until 6th March 2019 inclusive.
Tallaght Hospital - HSE Integrated Care Team, The Russell Building, Meeting Room 1, 2nd Floor, Tallaght Cross West, Tallaght, Dublin 24. Mondays 6.30pm to 9.00pm, from 28th January to 4th March 2019 inclusive.
Sligo - Starting in March 2019, times and venue to be confirmed.
Kildare, Sligo, Roscommon, Wexford, Longford, Cork & Dublin
Book Your Place
If the course is of interest to you, please download this Course Application Form
and return it by email email@example.com or to the Training Department, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin.
Alternatively click here
to complete the form online.
Feedback has been extremely positive from participants who have completed the course earlier this year. Some of their comments included:
"The facilitator was extremely knowledgeable and very good at imparting information. It was also great to meet other carers who are dealing with the same issues as me"
"All areas of the course gave me great insight and totally changed me as a carer"
"Overall the course was superb. It has given me a lot more confidence. Thank you so much. Brilliant"