Our fourth Learning to Care event will be focused on 'planning ahead'. We will look at preparing for the next stages of caring such as setting up Lasting Powers of Attorney or Advance Decisions, applying for benefits such as Attendance Allowance and Carer's Allowance and, finally, encouraging people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their lives, including where they want to die and their funeral plans. We will also be presenting our new film 'Lasting Powers of Attorney: A how to guide'
A fuller list of speakers will be available closer to the event.
Is this event for me?
Involved in caring for an elderly family member?
Wanting to know more about how to support an elderly person in your life to stay in their own home and maintain their independence for as long as possible?
An older member of the community wanting advice on how to continue to live independently in a safe manner?
If this is the case for you, then this will be a useful event for you.
What is the Learning to Care project?
The Learning to Care project at Bell House has been set up to help educate people on how to care for and support their elderly family, friends and neighbours through a series of talks and short films. With an ageing population, it is vital that we educate ourselves now on the best ways to offer support to the elderly people in our lives.
This event is free to attend. Please register attendance.