For families and carers - SA

The Community Programs Team delivers free Programs and Workshops across South Australia for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Family Carer Program 

A free program delivered over four sessions, for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Topics include:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Responding to changes in behaviour
  • Effective communication
  • The caring role
  • Planning for the future and legal issues
  • Services and supports available to you

Ongoing monthly Family Carer Support Groups may be available following a Family Carer Program.

 

Join a program in 2018:

Date: Tues. 13 February – 6 March 2018
Suburb: Glenunga

Date: Wed. 22 February – 22 March 2018
Suburb: Morphett Vale

Date: Fri. 23 February – 9 March 2018 (3 week)
Suburb: Mount Barker

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Stress & Loss Related To Dementia Workshop

A free program to help those caring for someone with Dementia to identify and cope with stress, loss and grief. 

Join a workshop in 2018:

(More dates coming in 2018)
 

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Family Carer Workshop

A free three hour workshop for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

Topics include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Understanding the brain
  • Effective communication
  • Responding to changed behaviours
  • Services and supports available to you

 

Join a workshop in 2018:

Date: Fri. 9 February 2018
Suburb: Mount Gambier

Date: Thurs. 22 February 2018
Suburb: Osborne

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Planning For Residential Care

A FREE 3 hour workshop for Family members and carers covering topics such as:

• When is the right time to seek alternative care

• Strategies for making the move

 

Join a program in 2018:

Date: Wed. 21 February 2018
Suburb: Glenside

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Living with Dementia Workshop

A free workshop for people living in the community with early stage dementia or memory loss and a family member or friend. People with Younger Onset Dementia are encouraged to attend.

 

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Staying involved and active
  • Effective communication
  • Support and services available
  • Strategies for managing changes 

 

Join a workshop in 2018:

(More dates coming in 2018)
 

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Understanding Dementia Seminar

A free information session for people who are concerned about their memory or the memory of someone they care about.

Topics Include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Diagnosis and treatments available
  • Understanding the changes
  • Support and services available to you

 

Join a seminar in 2018:

Date: Tues. 6 February 2018
Suburb: Salisbury North

Date: Tues. 27 February 2018
Suburb: Glenside

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Family Carer Support Group (FCSG)

A free support group delivered for family members caring for a relative with dementia living in the community.

 

Join a support group in 2018:

(More dates coming in 2018)

Registration is essential as numbers are limited. For more information or to register your interest, call Dementia Australia SA on (08) 8372 2100


Contact Us

Dementia Australia SA is the peak body representing the interests of people affected by dementia in South Australia. To find out more, contact us or call us on (08) 8372 2100.