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Westminster Dementia Advice Covid-19 updated services guide


Westminster Dementia Advice Covid-19 updated services guide

Westminster Dementia Advice service has compiled a Covid-19 updated services guide, for people living with dementia, on a wide range of services from information & advice, support, things to do, food delivery, etc. You will also find a short explanation of the current lockdown restrictions.

There are also two online dementia awareness sessions at the end of January/beginning February and there are still some places available. Please see below for more details:

  • Dementia Awareness & Living with Dementia in Westminster (Online)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 26th January 2021, 10am-12.30pm (2.5hours) on Microsoft Teams

    This session covers basic facts about dementia including risk factors, symptoms, types of dementia, diagnostic process, and treatment. You will also get an overview of services in Westminster and support available locally.

    This session is suitable for people living with dementia, carers, professionals, volunteers and anyone who would like to find out more about dementia, and the specifics of living with dementia in Westminster.

    Please book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/135503146559 

  • Communication with People with Dementia and Person Centred Approaches (Online)
    Date & Time: Tuesday 2nd February 2021, 10am-12.30pm (2.5hours) on Microsoft Teams


    This session will help you understand the lived experience of dementia, and help you to communicate better with someone living with dementia. You will learn what person-centred approaches are, and how they can be used to improve the wellbeing of the person you care for or support.

    This session is suitable for carers, volunteers and professionals, or anyone who would like to learn more about how to communicate with someone living with dementia. Please note that basic knowledge about dementia (as covered in Dementia Awareness & Services for People with Dementia or equivalent) is prerequisite for attending this session.

    Please book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/135503680155 
    For more information please contact mhudiova@westminster.gov.uk   

 

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