Carer Workshops

Carer education is an important way in which we aim to support you.  New carers in particular sometimes say they felt a bit overwhelmed at first as there can be a lot to understand. 

Our workshops are usually free, informative and supportive.  If you wish, there is time to chat and share ideas with one another. Qualified professionals run the workshops. 

New workshops are added here throughout the year.  We also list sessions from other organisations, such as Alzheimer's Victoria and local community health groups.

 

Dementia in my Community? Public event in Rosebud

Thursday 21 Sep 2017

The Peninsula Dementia Action Group invites interested participants to a free public event about dementia. Morning tea, courtesy of The Village Glen and the Peninsula Dementia Action Group will be provided.

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Managing the Changes of Dementia workshop in Ormond

Friday 22 Sep 2017

Has someone in your family been diagnosed with dementia? Are you wanting to learn more about how dementia can affect communication and behaviour?

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Dementia & Caring - a short carer course in Berwick

Thursday 28 Sep 2017

Do you care for someone with dementia? We encourage you to join us for three consecutive workshops in Berwick - along with others in similar circumstances. You will gain valuable information to assist with your caring role.

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Caring for Family Caregivers Series of Workshops in Mornington

Friday 29 Sep 2017

Carers who live in the areas of Rosebud, Mornington or Frankston are invited to become part of a small group which will meet for six sessions commencing 29 September.

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Sharing the Care Workshops in Caulfield

Monday 23 Oct 2017

Sharing the Care is a three day program for family carers who have recently placed someone they have cared for in a residential care facility. The course provides emotional support and strategies for adjusting to this new phase of the carer role. The program is offered by Carers Australia Vic in partnership with Caulfield Community Health Service.

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