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Learning to Care: Dementia

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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. 

Is this event for me?

Are you: 

  • 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?

  • Eager to learn more about the symptoms of dementia and services available to offer support?

What to expect on the day

Our second Learning to Care event will be focused on dementia. Hear from:

  • Alexa Longman, Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist for South London and Maudsley NHS

  • Tracey Wells, Services Manager for the Alzheimers' Society 

Further details are to be confirmed soon. 

Important information

The event will include opportunities for panel and audience discussion. You will also leave with a handout signposting useful national and local resources for dementia. Doors open at 9.15am for a light breakfast with talks starting at 10am. Speakers will finish at 1pm. 

This event is free to attend.