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Armidale Dementia Carers Support Group – support is here

Caring for someone with dementia can be rewarding but it’s also a huge responsibility and has its challenges. It is very demanding on many levels; physically, mentally and emotionally. Carers often neglect their own well being when they are focusing on their clients or loved one’s needs.

This support group is designed to be a safe place for carers. Join other carers to share your experiences, learn new skills and enjoy the benefits of a social and supportive group.

-          Educational speakers

-          Monthly meet ups

-          Practical information and advice

The Dementia Carer Support Group meet up once a month on a Wednesday from 10am – 12pm at the Duval Room at the Armidale City Bowling Club.

Guest speakers will be confirmed and details sent out ASAP. The dates for 2018 are below:

Feb 7  – Peta Waters, Home Nursing Group

March 7 – Talk from Atiqur, UNW researcher on Technology

April 4 – Group Time

May 2 – Kate Stewart, Healthwise on Self Care and looking after your Mental Health

May 30 – Sophie Bailey and Renee from Dementia Support Services

June 27 – Group Time

July 25 – TBA

August 22 – TBA

September 19 – Mark Howland on Delirium

October 17 – Carers Week – Morning Tea and Ten Pin Bowling

November 14 – Group Time

December 12 – Christmas Party

If you’d like to find out more information about the Armidale Dementia Carers Support Group, please get in contact:

T: 1300 698 693


Our services

As a Commonwealth Approved Provider of community aged care services, we offer the following programs:

Home Care Packages (all four levels).
These are coordinated packages of Commonwealth-funded aged care delivered in your home for both low and high levels of care, including dementia

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)
The Commonwealth Home Support Programme provides basic services to support older people stay at home and be more independent in the community

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