Family Carer Training, Longford

The Longford Arms Hotel, 25 Main St, Deanscurragh, Longford

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Wednesdays 10am - 3.30pm, 8th, 15th & 22nd May 2019.


We offer training to family carers looking after a loved one with dementia. Family carers can either be the primary carers for the person with dementia or those indirectly involved in caring. For example, you might be worried about how a parent is coping with providing care for another family member.

This Family Carer Training programme aims to develop family carers’ knowledge of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and their caring skills, to enable them to respond more confidently to their family members’ needs. It also provides opportunities for carers to meet other carers and share their experiences.

We cover the following topics in our courses:

Week 1 Introduction to Dementia & Changing Relationships
Week 2 Communication & Responding to Changes in Behaviour
Week 3 Nutrition and Eating Well & Engaging in Life Activities
Week 4 Assisting With Personal Care & Safety at Home
Week 5 Looking After Yourself as a Carer & Accessing Information
Week 6 Care Delivery Action Plan & Certificate Presentation

Book Your Place

If the course is of interest to you, click here to complete the form online.

Alternatively, download this Course Application Form and return it by email or to the Training Department, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co Dublin.

If you have any questions in relation to this training call our National Helpline on 1800 341 341

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